Monthly Archives: October 2009

Idaho’s Teton River–a wild legacy at risk

Check out the new TU film about Teton River canyon in Idaho, a unique natural treasure that’s threatened by a proposal to rebuild Teton Dam–yes, the same dam that failed spectacularly back in 1976, killing 11 and inundating several communities downstream. … Continue reading

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TU and the Roan Plateau featured in the New York Times

TU’s Sportsmen’s Conservation Project’s efforts to keep Colorado’s Roan Plateau free from drilling rigs and the associated industrial development are highlighted this week in print and video by the New York Times. The SCP accompanied Times reporter Patrick Farrell to the … Continue reading

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Broad support for Montana’s first new wilderness in a generation

Why is TU working in Montana to support the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act?   Sen. Jon Tester’s bill is first and foremost a ‘made-in-Montana’ solution to solving Montana’s long wilderness drought (the last wilderness bill in the Treasure State … Continue reading

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Climate Change Legislation Moving Forward in the US Senate

Last Friday, with the release of an updated version of the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act, the US Senate took another step in passing climate change legislation similar to what passed the House of Representatives in June of … Continue reading

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Climate Change Coming to TU Blog

In 2004, TU’s National Leadership Council, our board of volunteer leaders, approved inclusion of climate change on TU’s National Conservation Agenda.  Since then, TU staff and volunteers have been working to better understand a changing climate’s impacts on trout and … Continue reading

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Tiffany Leads Jewelry Industry In Pebble Mine Fight in Alaska

    National Jeweler has a new story about Tiffany and Co.’s chairman and chief executive, Michael Kowalski, taking a lead role in the campaign to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay from the massive Pebble mine project.  Tiffany’s board has agreed to boycott … Continue reading

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Western Water Project comes to Washington state

                          Big news this week: Trout Unlimited’s Western Water Project is expanding into Washington state, with the acquisition of Washington Rivers Conservancy. This fits well with WWP’s larger goal … Continue reading

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Pebble Pedalers Featured on SF Television

Seth and Parker Berling, two brothers from California who are biking from Alaska to Argentina to help protect Bristol Bay and stop the Pebble mine, were recently featured on television in their hometown of San Francisco. Watch the broadcast here: … Continue reading

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October Marks Alaska Wild Salmon Month in D.C.

  Together with a diverse coalition of chefs, restaurateurs, commercial fishermen, anglers, hunters, lodge owners, outfitters, guides and Alaska Native leaders, Trout Unlimited has designated October as Alaska Wild Salmon Month to shine a spotlight on Alaska’s Bristol Bay wild … Continue reading

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