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collaboration

  • Living with Fire

    TU staffers turn 2020’s Oregon wildfires into opportunity to improve resiliency

    People all around Oregon woke on Sept. 8, 2020, to high winds, extensive power outages and lots of speculation by foresters that it could be the worst day of fires in Oregon’s history. That’s exactly what it turned out to be for Chrysten Lambert, TU’s Oregon director for Western Conservation, and many others when three wildfires whipped through the area in a split second…

  • Community

    Simms, TU partner to focus on the Gallatin in Montana

    Multi-year collaboration will benefit fishery, community When collaboration works well, it has a tendency to grow into new opportunities. It happened this summer during a call between Chris Wood, CEO and president of Trout Unlimited, and K. C. Walsh, executive chair of Simms Fishing Products. They had been discussing how to stand united against Pebble Mine…

  • Conservation

    Beer boost: Team effort improves habitat on Virginia’s Beaver Creek

    By Mark Taylor  A team approach is helping improve trout habitat on a popular fishing stream near Harrisonburg, Va.  Trout Unlimited’s national staff partnered with the local TU chapter and a property owner to improve a section of Beaver Creek, a spring-fed stream that runs through private land but that is open to public fishing through a unique cooperative program.  The…

  • Science

    TU trout population estimation model used for humans

    It’s safe to say no one thought the model created for trout would end up estimating human populations in remote areas of Africa.

    Scientists often use models created by others to do conservation work, but sometimes they create new methods to obtain specific information for their needs. Trout Unlimited scientists recently collaborated with a group of outside scientists to estimate abundances for trout populations across the entire range of a threatened Lahontan cutthroat. It’s safe to say no…

  • Voices from the river

    Protecting a unique native in Colorado

    A project to protect a genetically unique population of Colorado River cutthroat trout in Colorado is nearing completion. Abrams Creek, near the town of Gypsum, is the only native trout population in the Eagle River watershed. The cutthroat in Abrams Creek have been given a “highest priority” for conservation by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The…