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Chris Wood

  • Community

    Buckle up. Trout Week is coming

    Join Trout Unlimited and Flylords for a week of celebrating our favorite fish and our work to keep their waters healthy. From Sept. 25 through Oct. 2, we'll bring you dozens of ways to connect — from virtual conversations with important names in conservation and fishing to in-person opportunities to get your hands dirty and…

  • Conservation

    New NEPA rule a disappointment for anglers

    "Any actions that limit transparency and public engagement are actions that undermine trust and forsake opportunities to bring stakeholders together. Federal decision making can be a time-consuming process, but quick decisions often lead to bad decisions," says TU's Chris Wood about rollbacks to NEPA 

    The Trump administration announced final rollbacks to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) today, a bedrock environmental law signed in 1970 to balance environmental risks when permitting major projects such as pipelines and highways. The final rule cuts opportunity for public participation, reduces considerations of climate change when making decisions and significantly curtails the amount…

  • Community

    TU leaders join AFFTA’s Conservation from the Couch

    Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood will join Keith Curley and Rob Masonis, TU's vice presidents for eastern and western conservation, respectively, this week when they all "sit down" for the American Fly Fishing Trade Association's Conservation on the Couch series. The webcast is Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, and viewers can register to…

  • From the President

    TU’s Chris Wood to essential workers: Free TU memberships to all

    A special 'thank you' to America's essential workers

    TU President and CEO Chris Wood offered free Trout Unlimited memberships to every essential employee in America last week as a "thank you" for putting themselves in harm's way during the coronavirus outbreak. In addition to offering free one-year memberships to essential workers, TU is also giving memberships to emergency personnel, first responders and those…

  • Conservation

    The decade of recovery

    I often think of my life in decade intervals. The first ten years was the goofball phase; 11-20 years old involved anything with a ball; 21-30 was consumed by conservation—you get the idea. If we are lucky, we will get eight or nine of these opportunities to think about the new decade in front of…