Conservation TROUT Magazine

New brochure highlights TU's Driftless program

A new brochure on Trout Unlimiteds Driftless Area Restoration Effort includes "Driftless Dawn," a painting by renowned artist Bob White. (Courtesy @BobWhite Studio)

Trout Unlimited’s Driftless Area Restoration Effort is an incredible conservation success story, and one that is going as strong as ever.

Highlights of the program are beautifully and succinctly captured in a new 16-page brochure produced by the program’s leaders.

The brochure isn’t just a retrospective of the impact of the 15-year effort, but also looks forward to how Trout Unlimited and its many partners will continue to address challenges facing the coldwater streams in the unique region.

A native brook trout rests in the net in a Driftless Area stream.

Packed with information, the brochure also features beautiful photographs and even highlights a gorgeous painting, “Driftless Dawn,” by well-known artist Bob White (@BobWhite Studio).

Click here to download a copy of the brochure, or reach out to TUDARE Outreach Coordinator Duke Welter at to request a copy.

By Mark Taylor. A native of rural southern Oregon, Mark Taylor has lived in Virginia since serving a stint as a ship-based naval officer in Norfolk. He joined the TU staff in 2014 after a 20-year run as a newspaper journalist, the final 16 as the outdoors editor of the Roanoke Times. A graduate of Northwestern University, he lives in Roanoke with his wife and, when they're home from college, his twin daughters.