Restoration Conservation

Newsletter highlights TU's work in New York

The Delaware River is a popular fishing destination in the East. The Delaware and its watershed are the focus of much of Trout Unlimited's restoration and advocacy work in New York.

Hello 2022! Trout Unlimited’ s conservation work has continued around the state despite the delays and challenges brought about by the COVID pandemic. We have many highlights from a productive 2021, and some exciting things on the horizon for the coming year. Click below to download the full newsletter.

Tracy Brown, the restoration manager for New York and Connecticut, leads the TU conservation team in New York. The team includes: Jo-Anne Humphreys, TU’s stream restoration specialist; Jacob Fetterman, the Project Coordinator for the Battenkill Home Rivers Initiative; and Caroline Shepler, the New York Field Technician based in Stamford. Engagement coordinator Jesse Vadala joined the group in February. 

TU has an opening for a summer field team member. If you know someone interested, please pass along this job listing.

Special thanks to the New York Council Conservation Committee, which has played a key role in statewide conservation initiatives. The committee consists of: Tom Carroll, chair (Home-Waters); John Braico (Adirondack); Reuben Zaramian (NYC); Roy Lamberton (Clearwater); Keith Tidball (Finger Lakes); David Agness (Seth Green); Cal Curtis (Seth Green); Dave Plummer (Dave Brandt); and Joseph Anscher (Reg 4). Larry Charette is TU’s New York Council chair. He can be reached at

TU has created a Facebook and Instagram to show off the fine work being carried out across the region. Please feel free to send content ideas or stories to Jesse Vadala via direct message or email. For more information on TU’s conservation efforts in New York, please contact Tracy Brown at or Tom Carroll at