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I carefully examined each fly, admiring each one. I couldn’t wait to try out my new fishing flies at my favorite fishing spot. Fly fishing has been a part of my family for three generations. My grandfather, my father and now myself are connected and bonded with fly fishing. Every time I tie my own [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY rscholfield ON October 13, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fraser River on the upswing
“This section of the Fraser River is the healthiest I’ve seen this river in the 47 years I’ve lived here,” TU’s Klancke said. “The best part is we’re hoping to do more river improvements like this in the future with our Learning By Doing partners.”
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The Clean Water Rule is essential to protecting our home waters, here in Colorado and across the nation. We cannot risk having the EPA roll it back. That action would result in leaving the majority of the streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands in the lower 48 without protection.
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Blog Post BY rscholfield ON September 19, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Voices from the River: Short days
Dad can’t do everything he once could, and he has bad days, but he’s still plugging away and finding joy in fishing and the outdoors. He knows he’s in the waning years of his life, and maybe because of that, he still gets up and gets out and keeps active. He’s still teaching me. “Do everything you [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY rscholfield ON September 12, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
TU project wins over ranchers
Trout Unlimited has planted its conservation flag in collaborative work that meets partners in the “pragmatic center"--an approach that's helping sustain our rural communities, river flows and fishing.
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Blog Post BY rscholfield ON September 5, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Voices from the River: The Crick
Paul and I didn’t need to read peer-reviewed studies to know that this little crick, like the millions of other intermittent streams like it, combine with other unnamed water sources, transporting runoff, sediment, food and many other important elements vital for cold, clean, fishable waters.
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"You can’t grow food without water. You can’t live without water. Without water, nothing survives. I’m not thinking about myself; I’m thinking about my grandkids. I want them to be healthy and have clean water like I had growing up. I think it’s our job to protect it."
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At Upslope, we oppose any changes to the Clean Water Rule that would weaken the protections it established for critically important waterways like small streams and wetlands. Our craft breweries depend on those waterways to provide the clean water that we use to brew our beer.
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The Clean Water Rule is essential to protecting our home waters, here in Colorado and across the nation. We cannot risk having the EPA roll it back. That action would result in leaving the majority of the streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands in the lower 48 without protection.
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Even beyond the outdoor industry, this action could take away protections for 60 percent of all U.S. streams, 20 million acres of wetlands and waters that contribute to the drinking water for 1 in 3 Americans. No one can ignore that. We need to know that our government is keeping its people healthy [ READ MORE... ]