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    Clean Water Rule Update: April 2020

    Administration weakens the Clean Water Act. Here's how you can help advocate for our streams. On April 21st, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final “Waters of the U.S. Rule.”  This rule replaces a 2015 Rule, which clarified the extent of Clean Water Act protections for small streams and…

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    Rising from the ashes

    This is a special week for steelhead anglers, and others who care about the magnificent sea-run form of rainbow trout in its native range of the Pacific Northwest. On Friday at 5 p.m. PST, Wild Steelheaders United will launch "Rising from the Ashes," a new film on the resurgence of summer steelhead in Washington’s Elwha…

  • Community

    We are TU: Meet Kim McDonald

    TU has magic when it comes to attracting great people

    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.    Thanks to initiatives such as TU’s decades-old Women’s Initiative – now Diversity and Inclusion Initiative – and those of our partners, new…

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    TU Family Field Trip: Macroinvertebrates under a magnifying glass

    Learn what trout eat and how the presence of certain insects is an indicator of a cold, healthy stream. If it's safe and legal where you live, take the kids down to the local stream, roll some rocks and take a look at the bugs you find under a microscope.

    Encourage your kids to splash around a river and get a little wet by doing a macroinvertebrate study. Your kids will be amazed at all the tiny bugs living under the rocks, sticks and riffles in your local river. All you'll need for this great outdoors event are: Waders, boots or water shoesA window screen…