Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles – Farmer Creek

Map of Nestucca-Neskowin Watershed
Photo by Nestucca-Neskowin Watershed Council

In the fall of 2013 a broad coalition of partners and funders celebrated the completion of …

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1,000 Miles Horseshoe Brook

An Impressive Before & After
Photo by TU staff

Replacement of the Horseshoe Brook culvert in Stratford, NH is part of the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles campaign; an effort to restore and reconnect fish habitat across the country. The Brook is a tributary of Nash Stream, which was significantly impacted by a catastrophic dam break …

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Kelly Diversion in Wyoming

The Newbold Diversion on the Gros Ventre River in Kelly, Wyoming was well past its prime. Originally built to power flour and saw mills, the diversion had outlived its usefulness. In 2013, Trout Unlimited…

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Support This Great Project to Help Protect Golden Trout

Sierra Nevada’s Volcano Creek is home of the very first Golden Trout, known as “protogoldens.” Today less than two dozen protogoldens remain. Keith Brauneis Productions and Caltrout want to create a short film about Golden Trout that will raise. . .

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Salt River: Speeding Tickets and Collaboration

Written by: Cory Toye, director, Trout Unlimited’s Wyoming Water Project

Trout Unlimited installed a fish passage on this diversion barrier.
Photo courtesy TU

I get a speeding ticket almost every time I drive through the Snake River Canyon on my way to the Salt River basin in western Wyoming. I am not sure if it is the 55 mph speed limit or because I spend a lot of time watching the river below me work its way through walls of rock, big plunge pools, and. . .

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The Orvis/TU 1000 Miles Campaign: Indian Ford Creek

Written by Darek Staab

The culvert on Indian Ford Creek was too smal and served as a barrier to fish moving upstream.
Photo courtesy Trout Unlimited

[Editor’s Note: Orvis is partnering with its customers in a matching funds grant, with a goal of $180,000 to reconnect streams like Indian Ford Creek by repairing faulty culverts throughout the U.S. This year Orvis is donating $90,000 in matching funds so that every $100 you donate will. . .

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A 1,000 Miles Campaign Update from Idaho’s Pole Creek

Written by:  R. Chad Chorney

Steelhead must travel hundreds of miles to reach Pole Creek. TU and Orvis are helping to ensure
that these gorgeous fish reach their spawning destinations.
Photo courtesy TU

[Editor’s note: Here’s an update on one of many projects being funded by the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles Campaign.]

In Idaho, chinook salmon, steelhead, and bull trout have all been listed for protection under the Endangered Species Act. That’s the bad news.

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