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Colorado’s latest draft roadless rule better, but still needs work

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter submitted his revised roadless rule for his state today, and, while it’s a far sight better than the state’s previous efforts, the rule still doesn’t measure up to the 2001 Roadless Rule, which Secretary of Agriculture … 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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Economics … or politics?

TU’s new President and CEO Chris Wood notes in a guest opinion in today’s Denver Post that much of the grousing going on in the oil and gas industry is misdirected, thanks largely to a glut of natural gas on … Continue reading

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‘Keep it like it is’

Perhaps the most fundamental message TU’s Sportsmen’s Conservation Project tries to purvey to TU members and other unaffiliated hunters and anglers across the West is “keep it like it is.” When you think about it, much of our nation’s remaining … Continue reading

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TU might take Uinta National Forest to court to protect fisheries

As a last resort, the Utah Council of Trout Unlimited might have to take the U.S. Forest Service to court to protect fish and game habitat in the Uinta National Forest from what we perceive to be illegal oil and natural … Continue reading

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TU launches updated SCP video

TU’s Sportsmen’s Conservation Project launched its updated video this week that better depicts the work of the SCP western field staff. The SCP works primarily to protect public lands in the West, largely by achieving protective status for backcountry landscapes, … Continue reading

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TU celebrates as more leases on the Rocky Mountain Front are returned

Add another 29,000 acres of permanently protected fish and game habitat to Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front. Thanks largely to the efforts of TU and a host of other conservation organizations, this prime piece of wild real estate in northern Montana … Continue reading

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SCP staffers appear on Wyoming Wildlife TV

Tom Reed and Cathy Purves make a significant contribution to the latest Wyoming Wildlife TV episode, where they discuss the state of Wyoming’s four subspecies of native cutthroat trout, and the threats to these remarkable fish.   Snake River fine-spotted … Continue reading

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TU loses a champion in Charlie Meyers

TU and the fishing community are in mourning today after hearing the news of the passing of Charlie Meyers, the legendary outdoors writer for the Denver Post. Charlie was best known for his columns and features on the outdoors and … Continue reading

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Yep … I paid a rod fee

My good friends and fellow TU employees Tom Reed and Kendall Van Dyk invited me to fish Armstrong Spring Creek in Paradise Valley over the weekend, and having never experienced the spring creeks situated north of Yellowstone National Park, I … Continue reading

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