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  • Advocacy

    Six “lame duck” wishes for trout and salmon

    Congress’ lame-duck session offers opportunities for trout and salmon The dust has (mostly) settled following the 2022 midterm elections, and next month a new Congress will be sworn into office. For Trout Unlimited, next year’s 118th congressional session represents an opportunity to forge new relationships and drive our coldwater conservation priorities. But while your newspaper…

  • From the President

    The Clean Water Act at 50

    Landmark law is still at work keeping waters clean from the source to cities As 50th birthday celebrations go, it was a wet and cold affair. This week, I joined environmental policymakers from the White House and Congress in marking the anniversary of the Clean Water Act, one of the most important laws signed in…

  • Conservation

    ‘No constituency for orange rivers’

    It’s time for Congress to jump-start abandoned mine cleanups  In testimony before Congress, Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood pressed lawmakers to clear the way for “Good Samaritan” agencies and groups like TU to clean up pollution from abandoned hardrock mines that plague the landscape.  Chris Wood's testimony begins at 00:49 Every single day,…

  • Featured Advocacy

    TU’s Advocate-in-Chief

    A round of applause for a federal policy pro who “never met a wild trout stream he wouldn’t defend” As a talented lifelong athlete, Steve Moyer has collected plenty of hardware. Now he has a new award to put on the shelf, one earned not for a single great performance, but for a lifetime of…

  • Featured Advocacy

    Mr. Moyer goes to Washington

    For more than 30 years, TU’s Steve Moyer has been fighting for coldwater conservation in the nation’s capitol WASHINGTON, DC. -- Growing up outside Philadelphia, Steve Moyer enjoyed the proverbial best of both worlds. The big city was just 20 miles away from Hatfield, Pa., but Moyer’s home had a creek running through the back…

  • From the field

    National Wildlife Refuges need our help

    Here's how we can fix crumbling infrastructure, re-open visitor centers, and hit key conservation targets on these overlooked public lands The National Wildlife Refuge System protects sensitive populations of fish, maintains healthy habitat, and manages land use based on conservation goals. Additionally, over 75 percent of National Wildlife Refuges are open to the public and…