Science & the Sacred: the Duty of Water in the West

Science & the Sacred: the Duty of Water in the West

The multitude of studies and reports about the impacts of climate change on western water and the Colorado River Basin increasingly come to parallel, if not precisely the same, conclusions: the future will be warmer and drier, with less water. The studies also show...

2021 CalTrout Legislative Outlook

by Redgie Collins CalTrout Staff Attorney   Legislative Outlook in 2021 As we welcome the Biden and Harris administration to the White House and a new California legislature into session, CalTrout has taken some time to reflect and prepare for 2021. Regardless of...
In defense of democracy

In defense of democracy

I watched the raging mob pouring into the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 with a mix of horror, disgust, and anger.  This felt personal.  I’ve spent more than 30 years working in Washington, D.C. and on Capitol Hill to protect the environment, including serving on the...

A Reflection on Chaos at The Capitol

AMC denounces the actions taken on Wednesday by a hate-filled mob in Washington D.C. This should have been a day of hope, progress, and celebration following the election of Georgia’s first Black and Jewish Senators and the certification of a new president. Instead,...
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...