Category Archives: Restoration

Congressional Leadership Brings New Hope for the Klamath

                        By Brian Johnson In the Klamath Basin, it’s one darned thing after another. Late last week, in a move cheered by TU and our Klamath partners, a federal … Continue reading

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Summer Road Trip 2013: North Fork of the Shoshone

By Randy Scholfield The wind kicked in just as I crossed the Wyoming state line. I was driving my 1977 green VW camper bus—perhaps the most aerodynamically challenged vehicle ever created—as part of a week-long summer road trip. The goal: … Continue reading

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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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The Long Wait

June 21 is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The solstices have long been considered momentous events, auguring the future and a time for celebration and reflection. This year, June 21 was truly … 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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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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Finding Hope at Feather River Bridge

By Pam Harrington When I see a fish snuggled up in a pool that was created by TU’s river restoration work, it touches my heart.  I close my eyes and listen to the music of riffles where before there was … 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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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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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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