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Featured topics › Videos   12/1/2020

Return to Us: Restoring Alaska’s Eklutna River

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Rising from the Ashes

 

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6/2/2021

Worrying about water

All is not right with Lake Meade. As of this writing, Lake Meade is almost 156 feet below “full pool.” It’s down almost 140 feet below its levels about 20 years ago

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5/21/2021

Snake River salmon and steelhead remain on the brink

We’ve had 30 years to get these species recovered. More than $17 billion has been spent mitigating the impacts of the lower Snake River hydro system in numerous forms. From habitat improvement, modification of the dams themselves, increased flows to widespread predator management and intense scientific study, the river’s salmon and steelhead are still on the Endangered Species List with no delisting in sight

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5/20/2021

TU buying water right on Rogue River tributary

An historic mill, and its former owner, are playing a key role in a collaborative effort to save native fish in an important Rogue River tributary. This campaign reached a milestone recently with a formal agreement to sell the mill’s historic water right to Trout Unlimited, with two years to raise the funding.

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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 […]