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Return to Us: Restoring Alaska’s Eklutna River

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4/13/2021

Snake River named ‘most endangered’ by American Rivers

Photo by Eric Crawford. TU has worked for years to restore salmon and steelhead, and a dam-removal proposal is in the works American Rivers today named the Snake River America’s No. 1 Most Endangered River of 2021, pointing to perilously low returns of Snake River salmon and steelhead, and the urgent need for lawmakers and … Read more

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3/19/2021

Breaking: Alaska Federation of Natives endorses restoration of the Eklutna River

On Wednesday, March 17th, 2020, Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN), the largest statewide Native organization in Alaska, endorsed efforts to restore the Eklutna River.

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3/19/2021

Elwha River is ascendent six years after the last dam came out

The years 2012 and 2015 are important years for the Elwha River, and for salmon and steelhead on the West Coast. Those years are when the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams, respectively, were fully deconstructed on Washington’s Elwha — and salmon and steelhead were able to pass them for the first time in a century. … Read more

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3/9/2021

Alaskans: Be a voice for reserving water in rivers for fish

In a world where salmon and steelhead continue to dwindle and disappear, Alaska Governor Dunleavy has proposed changes to Alaska’s water management regulations that head us in the exact wrong direction.

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2/26/2021

Public lands package passes House

by Sam Davidson   Today, the House of Representatives passed the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act (H.R. 803). Trout Unlimited strongly supports this legislation, as it will better conserve and restore public lands, watersheds and coldwater fisheries in four Western states and support the country’s commitment to countering the impacts of climate change by protecting at least […]

2/7/2021

Saving salmon, rebuilding infrastructure

Best, maybe last, chance for salmon by Chris Wood   One of the great mythologies in America is that conservation is a “zero-sum game”—a term used by economists when the gain of one person is offset by the loss of another. Conservation is often, for example, described as “job-killing,” or pitting fish and wildlife versus people. […]

1/21/2021

Four areas where a new administration can help trout and salmon

by Corey Fisher On his first day, President Joe Biden unveiled an executive order aimed at confronting climate change and conserving natural resources. A number of the actions identified in the order are Trout Unlimited priorities as we engage in the federal decision-making process on behalf of trout and salmon. The executive order, Protecting Public Health and […]

1/12/2021

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 Pacific salmon and steelhead in the basin.” So reads a remarkable letter recently sent to the governors of Oregon, […]

1/7/2021

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 Arlington, Va., headquarters. A group of us at TU were talking about recovering Snake River salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest when my phone began blaring with […]

12/17/2020

Return to Us: A good story, well told

by Eric Booton   If you need a pick-me-up, this is it. It is with great excitement that we share the short film, “Return to Us: Restoring Alaska’s Eklutna River,” with you. As of today, it is available free of charge online for all to enjoy. Return to Us chronicles the historic effort spearheaded by Eklutna, Inc. and […]