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restoration

  • Restoration

    Trout Unlimited Presents: Flowing Free

    Recovering native trout and restoring communities in Wisconsin On a seasonably mild early September day last year, Chris Collier stood on a bridge deep in Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. As he watched the creek flow under his feet, Collier couldn’t help but smile. The newly installed bridge had replaced a culvert blocking fish passage, and…

  • From the field

    Planning for the Klamath dams to come down

    TU partners with NOAA to prioritize high-impact restoration projects in anticipation of salmon returning After decades of advocacy and work by a dedicated coalition of tribes, conservationists, anglers, and commercial fisherman, four dams on the lower Klamath River are finally coming down. Removing these barriers will improve water quality, greatly reduce the disease outbreaks killing…

  • Fishing Restoration

    Watch now: Little Stream, Big Magic

    Film highlights how U.S. Fish & Wildlife and TU are teaming up for brook trout in West Virginia In the opening seconds of the new film “Little Stream, Big Magic,” Trout Unlimited’s Dustin Wichterman drops a profound and powerful tip. “If you want to know the secret to catching fish,” Wichterman starts before breaking into…

  • Restoration

    A beautiful mess

    Loading streams with wood may make the fishing tougher, but it’s great for trout. “Why do they keep putting trees in our stream!?”  In the Northeast, where I work, this is a question we have been hearing a lot over the past couple of years, often with a sense of sadness or irritation in the…

  • From the field

    Groundbreaking: Rerouting the Colorado River

    A Q&A with the woman behind the long effort to reconnect the Colorado outside Rocky Mountain National Park This week, Trout Unlimited field staff joined U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and a collection of partners outside Granby, Colorado, to break ground on a $33 million river restoration project that is decades in the making. Senator…