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Wonder

by Ty Churchwell There is innate wonder in a boy, in any boy. We look at a mountain and wonder if it can be conquered. We see an old oak tree and wonder how high we can climb. For whatever … Continue reading

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Tongass 77: Saving the Salmon Forest

More than 230 scientists have delivered a message to Congress: it’s time to step up to the plate and do more to protect America’s salmon forest. Among them is Jack Williams, Trout Unlimited’s senior scientist. In this blog post, Jack … Continue reading

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Salt River: Speeding Tickets and Collaboration

by Cory Toye, director, Trout Unlimited’s Wyoming Water Project I get a speeding ticket almost every time I drive through the Snake River Canyon on my way to the Salt River basin in western Wyoming.  I am not sure if … Continue reading

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Embracing an icon: Rio Grande del Norte monument designation

Rio Grande del Norte from Our Sporting Heritage on Vimeo. By Garrett VeneKlasen As you head north out of Santa Fe on US-285 there is a prominent overpass spanning the highway. Stamped deep in its massive upper concrete support beam, … Continue reading

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The Lavro: Drifting with My Dad

by Kim Trotter Before the South Fork of the Snake River was a boating superhighway, it was my dad’s getaway spot. On summer weekends, my mom would load the Lavro with Dutch ovens, sleeping bags, ammo cans and fly boxes, … Continue reading

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Another 100 miles: Wyoming TU on a tear

There’s a reason TU jumps at opportunities to take out obsolete diversion dams in watersheds: This can be one of the most effective, bang-for-buck ways to open up “new” habitat for  trout–and improve the fishing for miles throughout the reconnected … Continue reading

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Working in Driftless Area a labor of love

By Jeff Hastings See the photo at left? That’s where I work. Yes, I like my job. When I describe the Driftless Area, I try to tell people to picture lots of spring-fed creeks filled with trout, rolling hills with … Continue reading

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Reinvesting in California’s Salmon and Steelhead

by Chandra Ferrari, TU California Water Policy Director Remember the great crash of 2007/2008?  No, not the financial disaster that wiped out 401(k) accounts and housing equity in record time.  I’m talking about the collapse of the California Central Valley … Continue reading

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Conservation Work That Lasts

by Scott Yates, director of TU’s Western Water Project I’m a Washington native and used to ride bikes with my brother all summer to ply mesmerizing waters in the Methow River Valley with worms, (live) hoppers, and Pautzke’s “Balls O’ … 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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