Eastern Conservation

  1. Rogue River
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/rogue-river

    Goals

    Located near the second largest metropolitan area in Michigan, the Rogue River is an extremely important trout fishery in southern Michigan.  The lower portion of the river is fabled for its excellent steelhead runs.  The eastern tributaries host significant brook and brown trout populations.  Th

  2. Upper Delaware Watershed Home Rivers Initiative
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/upper-delaware-watershed-home-rivers-initiative

    Goals

    The Upper Delaware Watershed is home to many of New Jersey’s best trout fishing waters, including the Musconetcong River, an area of concentration for TU over the past seven years.

  3. Eastern Shale Gas Development
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/eastern-shale-gas-development

    Goals

    Shale gas development in the East has taken on new dimensions in recent years, where energy companies are drilling for gas in the Marcellus and Utica shales.

  4. Salmon Kill Project
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/salmon-kill-project

    Goals

    The Salmon Kill, locally referred to as Salmon Creek, is a picturesque stream in northwest Connecticut that flows from its headwaters of Mount Riga to the Housatonic River.

  5. Nash Stream
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/nash-stream

    Goals

    Fishing for large wild brook trout in a rushing New England stream is something every angler covets. There was a time when doing so was relatively easy. Streams were pristine and fish were plentiful. Now some are degraded and many hold fewer fish.
  6. Cold Stream Project
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/cold-stream-project

    Goals

    Trout Unlimited is working with the Trust for Public Land and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to purchase and protect an 8,000-acre parcel in Maine’s North Woods that exemplifies the best of Maine's wild brook trout habitat.  The parcel protects Cold Stream, a high-value bro

  7. Southeast Conservation Project
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/southeast-conservation-project

    Goals

  8. Pennsylvania coldwater habitat restoration program
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/pennsylvania-coldwater-habitat-restoration-program

    Goals

    Throughout Pennsylvania, native brook trout are at risk. Pressures from poor land management, natural resource development, and other problems have impacted fish populations and reduced fishing opportunities throughout the state.  

    Throughout Pennsylvania, native brook trout are at risk. Pressures from poor land management, natural resource development, and other problems have impacted fish populations and reduced fishing opportunities throughout the state.  

  9. Shenandoah Valley Headwaters Conservation
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/shenandoah-valley-headwaters-conservation

    Goals

  10. Eastern Abandoned Mines Program
    https://bluegrass.tu.org/tu-projects/eastern-abandoned-mines-program

    Goals

    The Environmental Protection Agency cites abandoned mine drainage as the single largest threat to the Appalachian region.

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