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    We are TU: Nelli Williams

    We care about clean water, healthy fisheries and vibrant communities. We roll up our sleeves to volunteer, we sit on our boards, and we strategize as members and leaders of staff. We want you to join us.  For a discounted first-time membership, click here: https://gifts.tu.org/we-are-tu  The aim of this blog series is to highlight our friends, in…

  • Fishing

    Keeping brook trout secrets in Appalachia

    A brook trout under water.

    Editor's note: In 2016, Danielle Arceneaux quit her job in Brooklyn and moved full-time to Asheville, N.C., in part to pursue fly fishing. This is the second installment in a series of blog posts that will describe Danielle’s experience on the water in Asheville. You can read the first installment here. By Danielle Arceneaux I…

  • Featured

    TU launches #PublicLandFail contest on Instagram

    An angler stands over a frozen creek.

    September is a month tailor-made for hunters and anglers and there is no better place to spend it than on our public lands. You might not know it from social media, but a typical day enjoying public lands typically doesn’t include slaying giant trout and hero shots of big bucks and bulls. More likely, you…

  • Featured

    Proposed Pebble Mine project cannot be permitted in Bristol Bay

    This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it found the proposed Pebble mine would cause significant degradation to the Bristol Bay region and cannot not receive its key federal permit.   “This is a good day for Bristol Bay,” said Nelli Williams, Alaska director of Trout Unlimited. “No corner should be cut when considering a…

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    Proposed Pebble mine sent back to the drawing board, sporting community applauds finding

    Today, in a move welcomed by thousands of American workers, Alaskan communities, and the most prolific wild salmon fishery in the world, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) said it found the proposed Pebble mine would likely cause significant degradation and significant adverse effects to the waters and fisheries of Bristol Bay, and cannot receive a permit under the Clean Water Act as proposed, creating a significant barrier to the project moving forward.