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salmon

  • The Snake needs your help

    Lower Snake Dam Removal campaign is seeking applicants for the new Snake River Ambassador Program By 2080, the Snake River Basin will contain an astounding 65% of all coldwater habitat available to salmon and steelhead in the Lower 48. The scientific evidence is clear: a free-flowing Lower Snake River is necessary to recover wild salmon…

  • Conservation

    Why you should act now to protect the Tongass

    The Tongass National Forest deserves roadless protections for so many reasons. Here are 10.

    Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is a special place for a multitude of reasons. At nearly 17 million acres, it is our country’s largest and most unique national forest. The Tongass’ snow-capped mountains, dense old-growth forests, misty islands, deep fjords, and soggy muskegs are all part of the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world.  …

  • Conservation

    TU California: Highlights from 2021

    In a year of exceptional drought, we're working to improve conditions for wild and native trout and salmon from the Smith to the San Gabriel In 2021, Trout Unlimited continued to deliver exceptional conservation results for salmon, steelhead and trout in California. In the face of one of the most severe droughts in state history,…

  • Restoration Conservation

    Surveying what’s left of Eklutna River’s Salmon

    Standing on the edge of the bridge, staring down the dry riverbed, I wondered what the Eklutna River would look like when it was allowed to flow again.

    This past fall I found myself frequenting the Eklutna River often, after plans solidified for the owners of the Eklutna Hydroelectric Project to briefly return water to the river for the first time since its construction in 1955. The water release was part of the study looking to mitigate the projects impacts on fish populations.…