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Wyoming outdoors: Students tracking trout in unique program

Wyoming outdoors: Students tracking trout in unique program

On Oct. 8 the sixth grade science students of Tongue River Middle School became scientific investigators. The students were participating in a Wyoming Trout Unlimited program known as “Adopt A Trout” where the students will be able to monitor trout movements in the Tongue River. There are f…

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Tracking trout

Tracking trout

Scott Christy of Wyoming Trout Unlimited holds up a map with the assistance of Ann Powers, Tongue River Middle School science teacher, during a presentation about the Adopt A Trout program.

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Lined canal

Lined canal

Alan Rollo of the Sun River Watershed Group, talks about how lining a canal in the Fort Shaw Irrigation District has saved water.

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Sun River

Sun River

Increasing water flows in the Sun River hasn’t been an easy process, but by working with irrigators to make changes in consumption, more water now remains in the river.

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New gauge

New gauge

A new river monitoring gauge outside the town of Simms has shown that water flows are increasing in the Sun River thanks to the work of people like Alan Rollo, at left, and Rich Boyle.

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Laura Ziemer

Laura Ziemer

Trout Unlimited's Laura Ziemer has been integral in working to help irrigators so that more water can be returned to the Sun River's fishery.

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Rich Boyle

Rich Boyle

Rich Boyle, a landowner, irrigator and president of the Fort Shaw Irrigation District, talks about how collaboration with conservation groups has helped irrigators and the Sun River's fishery.

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Collaborative effort helps irrigators and fishery on Sun River

Collaborative effort helps irrigators and fishery on Sun River

When the light hits the water just right, the Sun River looks like a shallow flow of smooth molten gold bubbling over rounded cobble.

November 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Trout Unlimited offers reward for fish stockings

MISSOULA — A fishing advocacy group is offering a $10,000 reward for information on individuals suspected of illegally stocking non-native fish in several Montana lakes.

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Scientists: Non-native Yellowstone trout decline

Scientists: Non-native Yellowstone trout decline

A voracious species of trout that decimated a native trout population in Yellowstone National Park shows signs of decline following a costly and protracted effort to kill off the invading fish, government scientists and a conservation group said Tuesday.

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Mining company meets with Smith River outfitters on its exploration plans

Mining company meets with Smith River outfitters on its exploration plans

HELENA — The company exploring near the headwaters of the Smith River for a potential copper mine met with river outfitters in Helena on Wednesday.

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Guest opinion: Climate change threatens Montana's wildlife

Guest opinion: Climate change threatens Montana's wildlife

Acting with the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation as our guide, hunters and anglers have been leading conservation advocates in Montana for decades. Our efforts have helped establish unmatched hunting and fishing traditions that form one of the cornerstones to Montana’s way of li…

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Trout Unlimited protests FWP’s ‘misuse’ of Smith River money

HELENA — About $25,000 will be returned to the Smith River Corridor Enhancement Account after a protest over the use of the money by Trout Unlimited, and the nonprofit group also wants to continue discussions on another $82,000 it believes was improperly applied to projects.

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Land at Rock Creek, Clark Fork River confluence now public

Land at Rock Creek, Clark Fork River confluence now public

A 202-acre parcel surrounding Rock Creek’s confluence with the Clark Fork River is now in public hands.

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Groups work foot by foot to fix Encampment River

Groups work foot by foot to fix Encampment River

RIVERSIDE — Man wasn’t always kind to the Encampment River.

October 27, 2013 12:00 pm Photos

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Writers gather in Bismarck for conservation confab

BISMARCK, N.D. — Outdoor and conservation writers from across the nation are gathering in North Dakota this week for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Western Media Summit.

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Guest opinion: Court should uphold state’s public stream access law

Guest opinion: Court should uphold state’s public stream access law

There will be a crucial Montana Supreme Court hearing on April 29 in Bozeman. Starting at 9:30 a.m., in the Montana State University Strand Union Ballroom, the court will consider if a Madison County District Court judge erred when he ruled that the public cannot use certain county bridges t…

April 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Copper could bring jobs, money to White Sulphur, but at what cost?

Copper could bring jobs, money to White Sulphur, but at what cost?

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS —The “crown jewels” of the Black Butte Copper mine are kept in three velvet-lined boxes, hinting at what might be an estimated $1.9 billion in copper lying below the surface of farmers’ fields 18 miles northeast of this rural community.

March 31, 2013 2:53 pm Photos

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Bozeman artist sees her work as bringing humans, wildlife closer

Bozeman artist sees her work as bringing humans, wildlife closer

A herd of tiny toy bison are frozen in a never-ending rush across the dash of Mimi Matsuda’s Honda Element.

February 28, 2013 12:10 am Photos

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Electric shock will be used against unwanted Yellowstone Lake trout

POWELL, Wyo. — Crews trying to rid Yellowstone Lake of non-native lake trout will use electrical shocks to kill fish eggs and embryos next year.

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