Making a difference for Bull Trout in the Ram River

Making a difference for Bull Trout in the Ram River

Making a difference. Native trout populations in Alberta’s eastern slopes are declining. Bull Trout, Alberta’s provincial fish, were once widespread and abundant across the eastern slopes. However, Bull Trout population distribution is 66% of its historical range. Management actions are required to target threats impacting Bull Trout and bring back populations to healthy and sustainable […]

Monitoring Temperatures to Ensure Stream Health

Monitoring Temperatures to Ensure Stream Health

Monitoring Temperatures to Ensure Stream Health-Many populations of native trout along the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains have declined in range and numbers. Native fish face a variety of threats including habitat loss and fragmentation, overexploitation, changes to water quality and quantity, temperature issues, and impacts from non-native species. A relatively new threat […]

Rediscovering Brook Trout in Hanlon Creek

Rediscovering Brook Trout in Hanlon Creek

Rediscovering Brook Trout in Hanlon Creek-In mid-June, the TUC staff in collaboration with the Speed Valley TUC Chapter, teamed up to conduct a fish survey in Hanlon Creek in the City of Guelph. The crew was using a backpack electrofishing unit to determine the presence of Brook Trout in this urban stream that had not […]

We Have a Winner!

We Have a Winner!

On July 3rd the Early Bird draw that is part of our Alberta Truck Raffle took place. The winner was Jonathon Hughes of Calgary. Jonathon will travel to the Windy City, for a “Chicago Classic Wrigley Field Rooftop Experience”. His prize includes rooftop bleacher seating at regular season Chicago Cubs game along with a three-night […]

2018 Annual General Meeting

2018 Annual General Meeting

The Trout Unlimited Canada Annual General Meeting will be held at 4:30 pm MDT on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at the Shaganappi Community Association, 2516 14 Ave SW, Calgary AB, T3C 3V2. Members of TUC as of July 24, 2018, may vote in person or by proxy. This year’s AGM will include a brief presentation […]

A Leader In Conservation

A Leader In Conservation

A Leader in Conservation-Riley Chapman It is rare to meet a young person who at the tender age of 8, is as wise, determined and motivated as Riley Chapman. He had a talent for making survival bracelets, so he embarked on a mission to make these bracelets for his friends, relatives, school peers and community […]

SWAT Gets Into Action

SWAT Gets Into Action

SWAT gets into action. Trout Unlimited Canada’s Ontario SWAT Team has been busy tree planting over the last few days along both Marden Creek and the Eramosa River in Wellington County, Ontario. Tamarack, Eastern White Cedar and White Spruce were planted along the stream banks to help stabilize the banks, provide shade to the stream and […]

Rocky Creek Restoration Completed!

Rocky Creek Restoration Completed!

Rocky Creek Restoration Completed! Rocky Creek is a tributary to the Clearwater River and is an important Bull Trout spawning, overwintering, and nursery stream. Bull Trout are listed as threatened in Alberta and populations are in decline due to overfishing, habitat degradation and competition with introduced species. At Rocky Creek, habitat degradation was a major […]

Dismal Creek Restoration

Dismal Creek Restoration

Dismal Creek Restoration: In early May, TUC’s Northern Lights Fish Fishers Chapter spent two days restoring habitat along Alberta’s Dismal Creek. Dismal Creek is a tributary of the Pembina River, and one of the few streams within the Pembina system that still supports native Arctic Grayling. Background The Northern Lights Fly Fishers has been active […]

Meet Trout Unlimited Canada’s SWAT Crew

Meet Trout Unlimited Canada’s SWAT Crew

Welcome to TUC’s SWAT Crew. This field season, TUC Ontario has called in the Small Watershed Action Team, also known as SWAT. Each Ontario chapter has selected stream rehabilitation projects that will help increase the quality and abundance of productive Brook Trout habitat. The team consists of Crew Lead, Alex Meeker and Crew Members, Jordan […]