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Diversity And Distribution Of Cutthroat Trout In Colorado Clarified By New Study
2012-09-24 15:28:22

A novel genetic study led by the University of Colorado Boulder has helped to clarify the native diversity and distribution of cutthroat trout in Colorado, including the past and present haunts of the federally endangered greenback cutthroat trout. The study, led by CU-Boulder postdoctoral researcher Jessica Metcalf, was based largely on DNA samples taken from cutthroat trout specimens preserved in ethanol in several U.S. museums around the country that were collected from around the state...

2012-07-02 10:20:50

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California conservation and wildlife organizations announced today that the Central Valley Flood Protection Board has adopted the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan. The plan establishes a framework for flood management throughout the Central Valley for the coming century. It focuses on improving flood protection for urban areas and prioritizes expansion of flood bypasses along the lower Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers to improve flood...

2012-06-14 22:20:24

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California Trout and Trout Unlimited, announce the annual Casting Call at the Capitol, a celebration of California's unique trout, steelhead and salmon populations, to be held on the State Capitol grounds on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. In its 3rd year, the event will feature fly casting demonstrations, fly casting practice, and a friendly bi-partisan fly casting competition between legislators, including Assemblyman Jared Huffman (D),...

2012-05-18 10:23:49

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunting and fishing groups across the country voiced support for the Environmental Protection Agency's comprehensive, scientific assessment of Bristol Bay. The 339-page assessment recognizes Bristol Bay as a singular, unmatched global fishery for sockeye salmon and highlights the imminent threats from the proposed Pebble mine. "Sportsmen and women thank the EPA. This report makes clear what hunters and anglers, thousands of...

2011-11-09 12:54:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Trout and Trout Unlimited today launched an outreach campaign to advocate for a science-based approach to managing the Central Valley's flood protection system including connected floodplains required for salmon recovery. The groups came together in response to FloodSAFE, a California Department of Water Resources (DWR) initiative designed to improve the state's integrated flood management plan. FloodSAFE is a result of 2007...

2011-02-07 15:48:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Natives, the commercial fishing industry and sportsmen applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's announcement today to conduct a scientific assessment of the Bristol Bay watershed. "Today's announcement from the EPA is a great first step toward protecting Bristol Bay from the dangers of Pebble Mine," said Tim Bristol, Director of Trout Unlimited's Alaska Program. "We are pleased the EPA is doing the right thing by starting...

2010-11-22 09:39:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- All eyes are on Alaska this month as "Sarah Palin's Alaska" debuts to high ratings on TLC. Viewers were wowed by breathtaking images of the arctic wonderland, but behind the scenery, there's a darker reality facing the Last Frontier. National Geographic's December issue, which is now available online, delves into the brewing controversy surrounding a potential mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay, and has sparked international concern over what...

2010-03-11 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cooperative partnership that includes the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is helping local organizations protect and conserve Pennsylvania's coldwater stream habitats - waterways that are critical to the health of the state's wild trout fisheries. The Coldwater Heritage Partnership - which also includes Pennsylvania Trout Unlimited, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and the Foundation for Pennsylvania...

2009-09-15 08:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- WFN: World Fishing Network, North America's only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network, and Trout Unlimited (TU) today announced an extensive three-year marketing partnership. Through the agreement, TU will leverage WFN's multi-media platform and regional production bureaus to promote its conservation and fundraising efforts and in turn, promote WFN, its programs and promotions to its more than 140,000 volunteer members across North America. "We are honored...

2009-05-21 15:38:00

Poland Spring volunteers teach hundreds of Maine school kids about watershed protection and conservation HOLLIS, Maine, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Poland Spring and local school kids from Buxton and Hollis released young brook trout into the wild this week, in their final lesson of the Trout in the Classroom program. As part of the company's commitment to giving back to local communities, Poland Spring is teaching hundreds of Maine school kids about water quality, conservation and environmental...