Category Archives: Conservation

Strong Support for Browns Canyon Monument

At a recent public hearing, anglers gathered to show their support for protecting Browns Canyon in Colorado with National Monument status. Read more in the press release below.

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Public Lands Measures Attached to Defense Bill Ensure Habitat Protection

Bipartisan efforts in a House vote resulted in the approval of vital public lands measures for protection of fish and game habitat, and designation of new wilderness areas. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “River Snorkel: Under The Ice”

Go beneath the icy crust of winter to get an underwater look at Coho salmon in their last days, after their magnificent run and spawn. Via River Snorkel.

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Clashes in the Grand Canyon

The proposed Grand Canyon Escalade development is not the only threat facing the Grand Canyon. A continuous stream of commercial and retail construction projects are put forth, says David Uberuaga, park superintendent of the Grand Canyon National Park. Of the … more

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Video Hatch: “Wild Steelheaders United”

Recently established by Trout Unlimited, Wild Steelheaders United aims to educate and mobilize the wild steelhead advocates to further conservation work. Learn more in this short film from TU and North Fork Studios.

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OWAA Submits Filming Comments to U.S. Forest Service

The Outdoor Writers Association of America has submitted comments and suggestions to the U.S. Forest Service regarding the proposed directive for regulating commercial filming in wilderness areas. Read more in the press release below.

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Fishless Ocean?

An international team of ecologists and economists predict that by 2048, unless we change our current course, the world’s oceans will be devoid of fish. The sobering data reflects impacts from overfishing, pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. However, “It’s … more

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The Story of Steelhead

Inspired by the new Wild Steelhead Initiative from Trout Unlimited, Matthew Copeland writes about the allure and meaning of steelhead. “The steelhead’s story is our story. At least we like to think so,” he writes. “The call, separation, challenge, discovery, … more

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Sportsmen’s Groups Praise Roan Plateau Settlement

A major settlement with the Bureau of Land Management and energy lease holders will help protect the Roan Plateau and its important backcountry habitat for fish and wildlife. Conservation groups are praising the  “major step forward in years‐long efforts to … more

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Farbank Partners with TU on Wild Steelhead Initiative

Farbank Enterprises, which includes Sage, Redington, and RIO, has announced they will partner with Trout Unlimited on the newly developed Wild Steelhead Initiative. Read more in the press release below.

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