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Advocacy

  • Government Affairs

    House takes steps to modernize oil and gas leasing

    America's public lands are meant for multiple uses: fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, general outdoor recreation, and of course, industry—where it makes sense. But for too long, oil and gas leasing and drilling on public lands throughout the nation have enjoyed priority status. It is past time to grant all uses equal footing — and there…

  • Fishing

    Public lands package passes House

    Today, the House of Representatives passed the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act (H.R. 803). Trout Unlimited strongly supports this legislation, as it will better conserve and restore public lands, watersheds and coldwater fisheries in four Western states and support the country’s commitment to countering the impacts of climate change by protecting at least 30 percent of…

  • Voices from the river

    Sighs of relief

    Do you make your sighs of relief audible? I sure have been lately.   Snow is currently falling in Southwest Colorado and it is piling up. Ahhhh. I can breathe a cautious sigh of relief for the trout in our watersheds. I can nearly hear the trees and plants sigh for the water nourishing their roots.   On a personal note, I’m…

  • As Colorado Legislature kicks off, here are bills we’re watching

    Trout Unlimited is known for its rock-rolling work where we are often found wearing waders and making rivers and streams better for trout and salmon, and of course, anglers. But we also spend plenty of time in our finest attire in the halls of state and federal legislative buildings advocating for smart water policies, protecting public lands and funding allocations to…

  • Advocacy

    TU is keeping tabs on important bills before the Arizona Legislature

    With Arizona’s legislative session ramping up, here is a look at some of the bills we are watching and how we’ll play both offense and defense to advance our goals of conserving, protecting and restoring our coldwater fisheries and their watersheds

    An Apache trout from Arizona.

    Trout Unlimited is known for its rock-rolling work where we are often found with our waders on making rivers and streams better for trout and salmon, and of course, anglers. But we also spend plenty of time in our finest attire in the halls of state and federal legislative buildings advocating for smart water policies,…