Monthly Archives: January 2011

Federal Judge Upholds Idaho’s Roadless Rule

 Good news for TU, the Sportsmen’s Conservation Project (SCP) and its work to protect pristine backcountry habitat in the West: U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill has ruled in favor of the U.S. Forest Service and Idaho’s negotiated roadless rule in a … Continue reading

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Tongass salmon and trout — a $1 billion resource

Southeast Alaska salmon and trout contribute nearly $1 billion to the regional economy and employ one in 10 people. That’s one of the main findings of a new report commissioned by Trout Unlimited and authored by respected natural resource economist … Continue reading

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Project Marks New Beginning in Tongass National Forest

It’s often been the case in the country’s biggest national forest that environmental groups and government agencies have waged pitched battles over land management. Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is, after all, home to the world’s largest remaining intact swath … Continue reading

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Purchase of Dams Opens New Chapter for Penobscot

From TU’s Jeff Reardon, who has worked on the recovery of Atlantic salmon in Maine’s rivers. He wrote this piece upon the announcement in late December that the Penobscot River Restoration Trust is now the owner of three working hydro … Continue reading

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