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TU 1,000 Miles: Talk about a Great Investment!


Written by: Daryl Kenny

 


How’s this for a piece of paradise?!
Photo by Phil Monahan

Everybody loves a good investment! As the Orvis/Trout Unlimited 1,000 Miles Campaign wraps up the 2015 culvert repair season, have we got a deal for you! All through September Orvis will match your donation, dollar for dollar…but wait, there’s more: . . .

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Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles: Impatient Brookies…and how you can help!


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Native Brook Trout take advantage of a plastic lined diversion stream
Photo by Trout Unlimited

So how would you feel about having to wait thirty years to spawn?! Yeah, us too. But before we send you off to read about how Orvis and TU solved this frustrating situation for a bunch of. . .

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TU 1,000 Miles: Collaboration Key to Success


Day 1, July 24, 2015
Photo by Joe Norton

If you’ve ever wondered about the “how” of a culvert replacement project, TU’s Joe Norton invites us along on this beautifully documented project at Wood’s Brook, on the Indian Stream. . .

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TU 1,000 Miles: New York’s Dry Brook Flows Again


Written by: Jon Bash

The replacement of the Dry Brook culvert opened up 1.8 miles of high quality trout habitat in the Beaverkill watershed.
Photo by TU September 2014

Nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains near Roscoe, NY, the Dry Brook can now flow freely once again thanks to another successful culvert replacement by our friends at Trout Unlimited and their 1,000 Miles Campaign.

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1,000 Miles: Hayes Brook, post-Irene

Written by: Mark Taylor


The under-sized and somewhat squashed Hayes Brook culvert
Photo by Trout Unlimited

So many reconstruction projects throughout New England are linked to the record-breaking floods brought by 2011’s Tropical Storm Irene. The latest installment in the Orvis/Trout Unlimited 1,000 Miles Campaign is one such project….

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Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles: Nason Brook, Woodlawn Cemetery Culvert


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Woodlawn Cemetery culvert, pre-Irene
Photo by Greg Russ

Suppose you had a faulty culvert that was all set to be retrofitted to improve fish passage, and suppose a particularly tempestuous storm called Irene came to call! Courtesy of our friends at Trout Unlimited, here’s the story of what happened to the Woodlawn Cemetery culvert on Nason Brook in Rochester, VT under just those circumstances….

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1,000 Miles: Moose Run Post-Irene


Written by: Daryl Kenny

A severely perched culvert
Photo by Colin Lawson

Prior to Tropical Storm Irene (TSI), the Moose Run road stream crossing on Nason Brook was a 35-foot long, 4-foot corrugated metal pipe located 2.35 miles upstream from the mainstem of the White River in Rochester, Vermont. The culvert washed out completely due to severe flooding…

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Adding to the “1,000 Miles Campaign” on Wisconsin’s Douglas Creek

Douglas Before: Three perched culverts impeded movement of brook trout to upstream habitat
Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The fall of 2013 marked the completion of the Douglas Creek culvert replacement project, in Jackson County, WI, where three perched culverts had previously …

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