Category Archives: Protection

Climate Adaptation: One Stream at a Time

By Brian Hodge Whether or not you believe in the boogey-man of climate change, data illustrate two patterns in the West: 1) the region is getting hotter and 2) the region is getting drier. Diminished flows and warmer streams are … Continue reading

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TU and Vet Voice Foundation take vets fishing to celebrate Independence Day

By Dave Lass I can think of no better way to celebrate Independence Day than by honoring the service of the men and women of our military, who have safeguarded our Constitutional freedoms for more than two centuries. And there’s … Continue reading

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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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Colorado Backcountry – The Thompson Divide

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine wild backcountry loaded with wild critters. Fortunately, many such backcountry haunts are protected through Wilderness and Monument designations. Many also remain silently unprotected yet provide a home to a myriad of fish … Continue reading

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Online Event: Clean Water Act 101

Please join us on Tuesday April 9th at 8:00 pm Eastern time for the online training, “The Clean Water Act 101.”  Steve Moyer and Zach Cockrum from TU’s Government Affairs team will discuss the history of the Clean Water Act … 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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TU Endorsed Gold – Shannon’s Fly and Tackle

A lifetime of spending money on outdoor gear brought me to the following principle: There are stores that sell fly fishing gear and then there are fly shops. I like being in fly shops. I like checking out the new … 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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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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