• Peter Jonas joins Driftless staff as partnership specialist

    As partnership specialist for Trout Unlimited’s Driftless Area Restoration Effort (TU-DARE), Peter Jonas helps anglers, farmers, resource professionals, environmentalists, educators, students, and government officials work together to heal watersheds.    Peter developed experience and expertise in recruiting partners, community building, public speaking and grant writing in his prior work as an ordained minister and as a…

  • Restoration

    From the prairie to the stream

    Wedde Creek wood project a natural fit for Wisconsin landowner Many anglers have heard the common refrain “Wood is good; foam is home.” It is sound advice when fly fishing, helping one to think like a trout and increasing the odds of catching them. Resource managers think about this saying too, and TU staff recently…

  • Restoration From the field

    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

    NOAA: $20M for Trout Unlimited fish passage work

    Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding supports projects in Washington State, California, Michigan, and Wisconsin This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Restoration Center announced a broad suite of new projects recommended to receive funding through its Restoring Fish Passage Through Barrier Removal program, supported with new funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). Four…

  • Travel Community Fishing

    Four refuges to add to your summer bucket list

    As you make your to-fish-list for the summer, don’t overlook these hidden gems.

    As the days get longer and the weather warms up, it’s natural to feel excited to go outside and float rivers, fish streams, and hike trails. No matter what part of the country you live in, there’s always a new place to explore. Although they are sometimes overlooked, we recommend visiting a National Wildlife Refuge…