Category Archives: Conservation

Video Hatch: “Saving Wild Salmon”

In this short documentary, First Nations, fishermen, conservationists, and other experts join together to explain how we can save wild Pacific salmon by changing the way we fish.

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Hacking for Fisheries Management

“Hackathons” have been used in the technology industry to problem solve and find innovative answers. And the setup is now being used in the field of conservation as well. Recently, the the U.S. Department of State hosted a “Fishackathon” to … more

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Take Action for Low Flow Closures

Wild fish advocates are pushing for low-flow closures on California’s drought-stricken Gualala River to protect salmon and steelhead. Please take time to comment on the proposed regulatory changes now through August 7, 2014. Read more in the press release below. 

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Video Hatch: “The Forgotten Salmon”

Lake Ontario once held a thriving population of Atlantic salmon. However, due to overfishing and environmental degradation we lost them.  A new proposed documentary, “The Forgotten Salmon,” will tell the history and continued story of this unique species, including what …

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When Montana Went Wild

Beginning in 1974, the state of Montana stopped stocking trout in waters that held populations of wild trout. What was a bold move at the time turned into a proven management strategy, and the health of those fisheries have dramatically … more

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EPA Drafts New Safeguards for Bristol Bay

On the heels of the EPA’s decision to increase watershed protections for Bristol Bay, Trout Unlimited is urging all anglers to continue to voice the importance of protecting Bristol Bay during an open comment period on a draft of the … more

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Video Hatch: “Permit Satellite Tagging: Costa’s Project Permit”

“Project Permit” is a joint effort between Bonefish and Tarpon Trust and Costa Sunglasses to address challenges facing the permit species. The new catch and recapture data will inform researchers on permit movements in Florida waters and help to inform …

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Cortland Lines to Support T.U. Restoration Programs

Cortland Line Company has announced it will join up with Trout Unlimited as a corporate partner, and will for a limited time donate a percentage of the proceeds from all sales of freshwater fly lines to TU’s Embrace-a-Stream program. Read … more

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Video Hatch: “Clackamas Complete: A Return of Bull Trout”

Thanks to the work of diligent fisheries biologists and managers, after a 50-year absence native bull trout have been reintroduced to the Clackamas River in Oregon. This video tells their story.

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Beetle-Killed

Originally important to help with erosion, Tamarisk trees are now consuming too much water from the Colorado River, say scientists.  And some are looking towards Tamarisk beetles to help with eradicating the invasive tree species, and make room for native … more

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