• Conservation From the field

    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…

  • Advocacy Conservation

    The ‘lame duck’ session is here

    A windmill in Idaho.

    In just over a month, the results of the 2020 elections will take effect.   That means the clock is ticking for the 116th Congress. Outgoing legislators will leave D.C., and newly elected members will take their seats, each with a fresh list of priorities and promises to fulfill for their constituents. Leadership positions will change, creating entirely new dynamics of power in the House and Senate.   Elected…

  • Conservation Featured

    Climate change at its CORE

    Stewing in the sun and smoke of the late-August afternoon, even the temptingly titled Shady Island River Park was overmatched. Cottonwoods lining the shore of the Gunnison River offered only modest relief as the mercury climbed north of 95 degrees, and soon enough the haze of Colorado’s largest recorded wildfire would overcome our little oasis…

  • Advocacy Conservation Fishing

    Want more Gunnison River? Pass the CORE Act

    [et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.3.4"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.3.4"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.3.4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.3.4"]Curecanti provision offers overdue access to top Colorado trout fishery [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built="1" fullwidth="on" _builder_version="4.3.4"][et_pb_fullwidth_image src="https://www.tu.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Gunnison-Blue-Mesa-Reservoir-Inlet.jpg" _builder_version="4.0.5" hover_enabled="0"][/et_pb_fullwidth_image][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.3.4"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.3.4"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.3.4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.0.5" hover_enabled="0"]Photos by Connie Rudd. How does 12 miles of new public fishing access on one of the West’s best trout fisheries sound to you? I know,…

  • Conservation Advocacy

    Hunting for conservation

    [et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.0.2"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.0.2"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.0.2"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.0.2"]CORE Act hits its target as Colorado Rep. Neguse leads public lands legislation to success in Congress [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.0.2"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.0.2"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.0.2"][et_pb_image src="https://www.tu.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Fall-in-Colorados-Thompson-Divide.jpg" _builder_version="4.0.2"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.0.2" min_height="222px"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.0.2"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.0.2"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.0.2"]Shooting a skunk on the eve of elk hunting season could hardly be considered a good omen. But…