Chris Wood, TU President and CEO, explains what’s at stake on the Snake River.
Overshooting happens when steelhead ascend one or more dams upstream of their natal tributaries and must eventually pass back through the hydro system and downstream fish passage facilities that are not designed to accommodate adult fish. Here’s why the John Day River is critical to understanding more about this phenomenon.
A literature Review led by Trout Unlimited shows over 80 percent of global, peer-reviewed research on the topic has found an adverse effect on wild salmonid populations in freshwater and marine environments.
Learn more about the next phase of the John Day Steelhead Project and how you can support
Northeast Oregon landowners partner with TU to restore salmon and steelhead habitat.
Oregon Recreation Enhancement Act and Smith River National Recreation Area bills pass through Senate Committee.
This week we’re highlighting the newest addition to the Wild Steelheaders United team, Haley Ohms. Haley is a Salmon Biologist with Trout Unlimited’s Science Team.
On January 17th, the Oregon legislature commenced a “long session” that will continue into June. Wild Steelheaders United is tracking quite a few bills – and concepts that haven’t yet been filed as bills – that would affect wild steelhead.
Earlier this fall, we welcomed Greg Fitz to the Wild Steelheaders United team. Fitz is the West Coast Communications Director for Trout Unlimited and in this role works to highlight TU’s conservation, restoration, and advocacy efforts across California, Oregon, and Washington.
People often refer to rivers of the Northwest as some of the last truly “wild” places in the Lower 48. The Clearwater River in Idaho is one of those places.