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Advocacy

  • Advocacy Conservation

    Chris Wood: Speaking up for migratory fish

    Chris Wood brings expertise to House Subcommittee on Energy hearing on hydropower reforms

    As Congress weighs hydropower, TU's Chris Wood testifies on behalf of trout and salmon imperiled by dams In testimony before Congress today, Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood advocated for lawmakers to modernize the licensing process for hydropower projects while keeping in place critical requirements that ensure fish passage and tribal input. “Trout and…

  • Conservation Advocacy

    It’s a go on the Colorado

    Federal agency green lights a $30 million Colorado River reconnection project The Windy Gap Project on the Colorado River was built to provide water to the six rapidly growing communities of Boulder, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, and Loveland. From the reservoir that pools behind the Windy Gap Dam, a six-mile pipeline diverts nearly…

  • Conservation Advocacy

    Last best chance for recovery of Klamath salmon and steelhead

    There is real hope for restoring the Klamath and its fisheries, however. That’s because a multi-decade effort to remove the four dams of the Lower Klamath Project is now close to the finish line.

    Anglers and others who care about healthy rivers can help by submitting comments on key environmental analysis The Klamath River system historically has been the third most productive for wild salmon and steelhead on the West Coast. But its legendary salmon and steelhead runs are teetering on the brink of collapse. There is real hope…

  • Advocacy

    Why the federal budget matters for trout and salmon

    If you're looking for ways to lose your friends’ attention, try mentioning the federal budget.   But the legislation that funds our nation's sprawling government apparatus is vitally important for the lands and waterways that support the country’s water quality, fisheries, public lands, and much more.   On Tuesday, the President signed this year's massive $1.5 trillion…