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Women Military Head to Bristol Bay on Project Healing Waters Trip

It’s common these days to hear about groups of service members or veterans heading off to sport fish on trips sponsored by the non-profit Project Healing Waters and partner organizations, including Trout Unlimited. But the trips are usually comprised mostly … Continue reading

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Elwha

  By Rob Masonis I never imagined that 4-inch grey cores composed of cement and aggregate could be so highly prized. But these particular cores – which were part of a dam on the Elwha River blocking some of the … Continue reading

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Congress and the Tongass

A group of Alaska and Pacific Northwest residents – mostly commercial and sport fishermen, along with charter operators and guides, — are speaking out in Washington, D.C., this week on behalf of wild Alaska salmon from the Tongass National Forest. … Continue reading

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Are California Salmon Here To Stay?

By Brian J. Johnson, TU California Director There’s good news for those who like to eat and catch salmon, and for the families they support: California is currently experiencing the best salmon season in a decade. Biologists are predicting a … Continue reading

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‘Last Salmon Forest’ wins award from The Drake

Congratulations to filmmakers Ian Majszak and Bryan Gregson for getting a bit of recognition for their new short film about Trout Unlimited’s Tongass 77 campaign in Southeast Alaska. The film has captured a “best cinematography” award from The Drake Magazine’s 7th Annual Fly … Continue reading

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Salmon, Steelhead and Wine Go Together Naturally

In a world where conservation is often and unfortunately pitted as “economy vs. the environment,” it is refreshing (and important) to find examples of landowners and businesses who profit in sustainable ways. Trout Unlimited has its fair share of such … Continue reading

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Salmon Safe feast: a taste of conservation

I was lucky enough to be in the beautiful Methow Valley of Washington state this past Sunday for TU’s second annual Salmon Safe Feast of Field and Stream dinner near Winthrop. It was a gorgeous evening with some 100 guests feasting on … Continue reading

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TU Alaska Director Honored for Conservation Work

TU Alaska Director Tim Bristol (Photo by Darren Dorris) Trout Unlimited’s Alaska director, Tim Bristol, has been selected for a prestigious award honoring his contributions to Alaska environmental conservation. The Alaska Conservation Foundation recently named Bristol as the 2012 winner … Continue reading

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A sustainable Tongass timber company expands in Southeast Alaska

Major changes are afoot in the country’s largest national forest, the 17-million-acre Tongass in Southeast Alaska. And many of them bode well for fish and wildlife. The most important is arguably the U.S. Forest Service’s move from old-growth logging in … Continue reading

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Salmon Safe gives growers an edge

Let’s say you have a choice between two packages of bing cherries. One of the packages has a label certifying that the cherries were grown in a sustainable way that protects salmon and river health. Which would you choose? As a consumer, that’s … Continue reading

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