Category Archives: Eastern Conservation

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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TU working with new data to protect Appalachia’s brookies

By Kevin Anderson If you’re a bona fide creek freak who loves to chase Appalachia’s native brookies in the waters where they belong, you’ll be glad to know that the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture—a collaborative group of agencies and … Continue reading

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NY to Issue Fracking Regs–What will they mean for trout streams?

Today, New York officials announced that the state will move forward in issuing revised regulations on hydraulic fracturing for shale gas drilling, despite the fact that its environmental review—a process that should inform how hydraulic fracturing is regulated—is not yet … Continue reading

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$5,000 … A great way to start the day

You know it’s going to be a good day when the first e-mail you open reads: “Just wanted to pass on the good news asap. I just had a call from David Miller, who is on the board of the … Continue reading

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TU volunteers help clean up the Delaware’s famed Monument Pool

The famed Monument Pool on the Delaware River is quite a bit cleaner now than it was in mid-August, before a group of volunteer anglers descended on the river and yanked out several tons of garbage. So named because it … Continue reading

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A thousand miles…

If you think about it, most of us won’t fish that many stream miles in our entire lives. But, with help from Orvis and its customers, we hope to open up 1,000 miles of habitat for trout and salmon all … Continue reading

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Is NY Planning to Delay Fracking?

In another twist in the hydraulic fracturing decision-making process in New York, the state may postpone a decision on whether to allow shale gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing until 2013. So, it looks like New York anglers may be able … Continue reading

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Are We Neglecting the East in TROUT?

As you know, I’m relatively new to this job as editor of TROUT magazine, and I certainly want to shape this publication in a way that satisfies the interests of all TU members (and potential members), no matter where they … Continue reading

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Right call for brookies on the Tellico

Earlier this week, a federal judge upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision to keep off-road vehicles out of sensitive native brook trout habitat in the Tellico River drainage in the Nantahala National Forest–excessive ORV use was contributing silt and sediment … Continue reading

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Senate has a chance to help sportsmen

A bill being considered in the U.S. Senate could be a boon to anglers and hunters, but first, the Senate needs to take up the bill and put it forth for a vote. And, given the intensity of the political … Continue reading

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