Monthly Archives: March 2010

Do you know where your salmon comes from?

Trout Unlimited joined forces with Pacific Market and Taku River Reds in the heart of California Wine Country on March 20, serving up samples of wild Alaska salmon and talking with shoppers about local Redwood Empire Chapter projects and TU’s … Continue reading

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Judge rejects mine, despite Forest Service approval

Rare and native bull trout can swim a little easier in northwest Montana thanks to U.S. District Judge Donald Malloy, who on Monday rejected the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the Rock Creek Mine, which would tunnel under the Cabinet … Continue reading

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The Science of Coldwater Fisheries and Climate Change

We’ve been talking generally about climate change lately, but haven’t drilled down into some of the studies illuminating the potential impacts of climate change on our trout and salmon waters.  TU, of course, published our own report, Healing Troubled Waters, … Continue reading

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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise Debuts On Sportsman Channel

Great trout fishing almost always has a great conservation story behind it, and Trout Unlimited: On the Rise, the television show from the nation’s largest coldwater conservation group covers both big-fish and big-habitat stories in spades when it makes its … Continue reading

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Deadliest Catch’s Sig Hansen Extended Interview

Sig Hansen, star of the Discovery Channel hit Deadliest Catch and captain of the Northwestern crab boat, took some time to tell Trout why he opposes the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska. You read our interview with Hansen in the … Continue reading

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TU Signs Historic Klamath Restoration Agreement

After nearly a decade of contentious negotiations, farmers, tribes, conservationists and politicians gathered on February 18 to sign the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement, paving the way to remove the four mainstem Klamath River dams by 2020. The dams have blocked … Continue reading

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Were Greenbacks Really Discovered in Utah?

Although it’s been widely reported that biologists discovered a small population of greenback cutthroat in Utah’s La Sal Mountains, Trout contributor and scientist Dr. Robert Behnke disputes that these fish are actually greenbacks. Read his argument, and weigh in on … Continue reading

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Forest Service Closes Tellico to Off-Road Vehicles

Last fall, the U.S. Forest Service announced it will close most ORV trails within the Tellico River area because of massive sediment and erosion damage to southern Appalachian brook trout habitat. The Tellico ORV area hosted 40 miles of designated trails–double … Continue reading

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Is Natural Gas Regulation Lacking in Your State?

You read in the spring issue of Trout about a recent ProPublica investigative report that found natural gas drilling regulation was severely lacking in many states compared with the expansion of drilling that is currently taking place. See how your … Continue reading

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TU and 10 National Hunting and Fishing Groups Release “Beyond Season’s End” Report on Climate Change, Fish and Wildlife

Trout Unlimited, along with 10 national hunting and fishing groups, yesterday released Beyond Season’s End, a report that discusses and describes the challenges, solutions, and actions that can be taken to address the ongoing and future impacts of climate change … Continue reading

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