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Climate Change

  • Government Affairs

    Oft-divided groups tour ranch along the Wyoming-Colorado border

    FFA president joins Trout Unlimited and other partners to urge passage of infrastructure funding to ensure water security in the West By Laura Ziemer and Pat O'Toole It’s not every day that you see municipal, agricultural, and conservation interests coming together around big, substantive issues. Last month, these diverse interests jointly urged Congress to include resources for water, forestry and ecosystem…

  • Science

    Bugs have stories to tell

    Since the beginning of time fire has played a big part in shaping the western landscape. And that is even more true today with larger, more intense fires with more frequency. We dove into two researchers' stories who determine the impacts of fires to forests and ultimately our beloved rivers––one in the summer issue of…

  • Boats

    Low water, big problems

    Refresh. Refresh. Refresh. You’d think I was checking the score for game seven of the World Series, but I wasn’t. Obsessively, I hit refresh on my trusty Riverbrain app no less than 50 times the day before our trip hoping to see the spike go up on our beloved Colorado River. But the flows didn’t…

  • Climate Change

    Deja vu all over again

    TU worked with Jackson Family Wines and other partners to complete this fish passage improvement project on Yellowjacket Creek, an important spawning and rearing tributary for Coho and steelhead in the Russian River system. Author's note: As California grapples with extraordinarily warm and dry conditions, the California Wildlife Conservation Board awards major grants to TU…

  • Climate Change

    TU salutes Water for Conservation and Farming Act

    TU's Nell Scott with the first bull trout found in the reconnected reach of Oregon's Sun Creek after completion of a TU-led restoration project, Upper Klamath Basin. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) has introduced the Water for Conservation and Farming Act, a bill that will provide a major boost to some of Trout Unlimited’s highest watershed…