It’s time for the lower Snake River dams to go

It’s time for the lower Snake River dams to go

by Chris Wood January 12, 2021 Young steelhead before migrating to the ocean. John McMillan photo.   “It is our collective opinion, based on overwhelming scientific evidence, that restoration of a free-flowing lower Snake River is essential to recovering wild...
How conservation can save our politics and save America

How conservation can save our politics and save America

by Chris Wood January 7, 2021 Volunteer leaders Don Miller and Greg Malaska from Pennsylvania on a legislative visit to Capitol Hill.   Wednesday afternoon, a day that America won’t soon forget, I was on a phone call just across the river in Trout Unlimited’s...
The ‘lame duck’ session is here

The ‘lame duck’ session is here

by Robert Catalanotto December 9, 2020 The Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act ( PLREDA) might get some traction during the last few weeks of this Congressional session. Josh Duplechian photo. In just over a month, the results of the 2020 elections will take...
Implementing the Great American Outdoors Act

Implementing the Great American Outdoors Act

The Great American Outdoors Act fully funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund at $900 million annually in perpetuity and provides funding to address a $20 billion backlog of deferred maintenance projects at national parks, forests, and other public lands. After...