Category Archives: Community

Annual Meeting Awards Nominate your favorite volunteers, projects and partners for TU’s annual meeting awards by August 1. Don’t miss this chance to honor and recognize outstanding grassroots achievement. Fill out an awards nomination form today. Come see who the big … 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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Trout Magazine Spring 2013

  As of today everyone should have received their spring issue of TROUT. In this issue of TROUT there was an omission in the classified section. As you can see from the ad not letting everyone know about this event … Continue reading

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TU wins prestigious National Conservation Leadership Award

Last week, the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management recognized Trout Unlimited for the work our folks do in the field to restore trout and salmon habitat and, in the end, make fishing better. The National Conservation … Continue reading

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How 12 Acres Makes a Difference

By Kevin Anderson The last of 10 projects funded during TU’s first round of the Coldwater Land Conservancy Fund closed this month—a marshy 12-acre property in the headwaters of the West Branch of Owego Creek in central New York. The … Continue reading

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Healing

By Alan Folger We were a pretty big crowd. Including the 11 veterans, the TU guides, the supporters and donors, we must have numbered at least 75 souls. The room was packed shoulder to shoulder. We had gathered at a … Continue reading

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North Bay Chapter Helps Restore Salmon and Steelhead to Redwood Creek (and Trout in the Classroom Pays Off)

Mention wild salmon and steelhead and many people think of places like Alaska, perhaps the coasts of Washington and Oregon and the north coast of California; sparsely populated areas where lots of wildlands and healthy rivers remain. It’s true some … Continue reading

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Help Ensure the Future of California Salmon Fishing

Last year was a great year for Chinook salmon fishing in California – the best in more than a decade.  Certainly better than 2007, when Chinook populations crashed and resulted in a two-year moratorium on salmon fishing. (Are California Salmon … 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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Fire and Fish: Restoring Lahontan Habitat in Nevada

Note: Although natural wildfires have historically played an important role in shaping, creating and maintaining healthy landscapes in many parts of the Western United States, fires today often burn hotter and larger than what historically occurred because of alterations to … Continue reading

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