chris_wood's posts

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Gravity works cheap, and it never takes a day off. To be effective, the Clean Water Act must be able to control pollution in headwaters and wetlands that flow downstream through communities to our major lakes, rivers, and bays.
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Blog Post BY chris_wood ON December 23, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Making the world a better place
This holiday season, consider the many reasons to support TU. We make fishing better. We make streams more resilient to the effects of a changing climate. We bring families together. We help veterans to heal. As Nate Blue points out, we also help connect parents to their kids.
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Blog Post BY chris_wood ON December 23, 2017 - 1 COMMENTS
Looking back at 2017
There are those who talk about conservation, and those that do conservation. Let’s do even more in 2018.
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Blog Post BY chris_wood ON December 8, 2017 - 3 COMMENTS
Making America Great
Less care for the lands and waters that sustain us will not make us great.
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Blog Post BY chris_wood ON November 22, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Giving thanks
Seven years ago, I asked Marcia Woolman, the first woman to win the Ray Mortenson Award, the highest honor Trout Unlimited gives to a volunteer, what was most important for volunteers. Her response? “Chris, just say thank you.”
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We all want to make fishing better. But more than that, we want to pass on to our kids a healthier land and water legacy than the one we inherited.
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Blog Post BY chris_wood ON September 26, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Helping one another to help the fish
Wild fish advocates are winning in court but losing in the river. Warming air temperatures and drought have turned the slack-water reservoirs behind the dams into lethally-warm bathtubs.
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Blog Post BY chris_wood ON September 5, 2017 - 2 COMMENTS
Walking the Talk
As a corporation, Orvis walks the sustainability talk, but it is on the ground where their presence is most felt...
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"And because of his leadership, the agency has fundamentally changed..."
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Here's a little good news for your weekend.