It’s about the river

It’s about the river

We live on a water planet, but 97.5 percent of earth’s water is too salty for human use. Only .5 percent of fresh water is actually available to us – most of it is locked up in ice caps and inaccessible aquifers. This makes our rivers and streams...

Progress on the Lower Snake needs collaboration

Last week  TU held a webinar on our recently published report, “Why we need a free-flowing lower Snake River,” which lays out the overwhelming evidence of why we need to remove the four lower Snake River dams to rebuild...
A win for collaboration in the Upper Colorado

A win for collaboration in the Upper Colorado

Historically, Colorado has had a love-hate relationship with the 1968 Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. While we have unarguably some of the wildest and most scenic rivers in America, Colorado has only one such designated section – the Cache la Poudre River above...
Public land funding up for a crucial vote

Public land funding up for a crucial vote

This week the United States Senate will consider the S. 3422, the Great American Outdoors Act, which includes provisions to provide full, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and also provide $9.5 billion in funding to address the deferred...
Restoration supports Revenue!

Restoration supports Revenue!

Restoration funding in the Puget Sound and across the country is generated from tax revenue. Over 50% of Washington’s revenue comes from sales, business & occupancy and property tax. Preliminary estimates show the state could lose $7 billion in revenue due...
Stranded in grizzly country

Stranded in grizzly country

It pays to be prepared, even when you’re just out for a casual drive We’d walked well over a mile down the lonely Forest Service road, well out of the way from the Island Park bustle. The sun was retreating and the mosquitoes had discovered us. And we had...

Trout Unlimited Activates Tree Army in Michigan

By Jamie Vaughan With a planting bag slung over their shoulders, gloves, and a specialized tree planting tool called a hoedad in hand, the Rogue River Tree Army descended toward the river. In just three weeks, 16,000 newly...