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Join Our Team as a Conservation Program Specialist

Join Our Team as a Conservation Program Specialist

Conservation Program Specialist Starting Salary: $45,000 Location: Guelph, ON or Calgary, AB Hours: 40 hrs/week; Approximately September 1, 2022 – March 31, 2024 Organizational Overview: Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC), the voice for Canada’s water, is a science-based,...

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So What’s Erosion?

So What’s Erosion?

Erosion is defined as the natural breakdown and movement of soil and rock by water, wind, or ice. Human activity can speed up erosion, especially if vegetation on the banks and surrounding areas of streams is removed. When this happens, large amounts of sediment...

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Quarterly Reports

Quarterly Reports

Trout Unlimited Canada reports on our conservation and education programming on both a quarterly and annual basis so you can see just what TUC and our Chapters have been working on. It has been a while since we last posted our quarterly reports.  As you can see by the...

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The Nit and Grit of Sediment and Streams

The Nit and Grit of Sediment and Streams

The Nit and Grit of Sediment and Streams By Elliot Lindsay-Project Biologist Sediment (soils, rocks, and other particles moving from the land into streams) is the focus of much discussion in the freshwater conservation world. How much is too much? When is sediment...

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Family Fun Day and Duck Dash Are Back!

Family Fun Day and Duck Dash Are Back!

Family Fun Day and Duck Dash 2022 By Sara Jose, Strategic Watershed Action Team Crew Member After a two-year absence, the Duck Dash and Family Fun Day returned to Courtcliffe Park on Saturday, June 25th. Trout Unlimited Canada’s (TUC) Strategic Watershed Action Team...

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What is a Vernal Pool?

What is a Vernal Pool?

So what exactly is a vernal pool? The term 'vernal' actually means relating to spring. Vernal pools refer to a unique wetland habitat that fills each spring with rain and snowmelt. These pools are typically shallow and dry up in the summer, but amphibians such as...

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The Battle Against Buckthorn

The Battle Against Buckthorn

The Battle Against Buckthorn By Heidi Poca, Strategic Watershed Action Team Crew Member May 23, 2022, Background: I have just been informed that my crew (SWAT) and I will be deployed tomorrow to the Wawanosh Valley Conservation Education Center in Blyth Ontario, where...

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The Little Guys

The Little Guys

As a student, TUC's Junior Fish Biologist, Angela Ten never really got the hype about fish. Fishing was never her thing, and it's not like there's anything other than big fish worth studying in Canada, right? However, a chance internship in fisheries opened her eyes...

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We Are Looking for a Social Media Specialist

We Are Looking for a Social Media Specialist

Trout Unlimited CanadaEmployment Opportunity Position Title: Social Media SpecialistLocation: Calgary, AB or Guelph, ONHours: 40h/week (Full Time, 6-month Contract with opportunity for extension)Salary: $18-$21/hour (Commiserate with experience) Trout Unlimited Canada...

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Meet Our Ontario Strategic Watershed Action Team

Meet Our Ontario Strategic Watershed Action Team

Meet the Ontario Strategic Watershed Action Team, or SWAT as we call them! This summer, you will find them across southern Ontario working towards improving water quality with our eight Ontario chapters and other like-minded organizations. Stream rehabilitation...

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Corporate Engagement Coordinator Wanted

Corporate Engagement Coordinator Wanted

Trout Unlimited Canada is looking to hire a Corporate Engagement Coordinator Salary Range: $45,000-$56,000 (depending on experience) Location: Guelph, ON Hours: 40 hrs/week, 1-year contract Start Date: June 2022 Organizational Overview: Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) is...

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Meet a Fish That Can Sting

Meet a Fish That Can Sting

Meet a fish that can sting. Here is an interesting fish fact. The Stonecat is a small Catfish or “madtom” that is one of the only three venomous fish species in Canada. Make sure not to get stung by this guy's spine right behind the pectoral fin, or else it will feel...

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Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

The Trout Unlimited Canada virtual-only Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, via Zoom at 4:00 P.M. MDT. Members in good standing will be provided with the Zoom login information on the evening of May 15, 2022. Members of TUC as of May 16,...

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Listen to its Song

Listen to its Song

Listen to its Song— the Sheep River By Lorne Fitch, P. Biol. In the beginning, there was ice and the earth had no visible form. With snowfall, the glacier grew and gravity bore the ice mass downslope. This was not pristine ice suitable for a highball. Instead, it was...

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We Are Looking for a Corporate Program Developer

We Are Looking for a Corporate Program Developer

Corporate Program Developer Salary Range: $45,000-$56,000 (depending on experience) Hours: 40 hrs/week, 1 year contract Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) is looking for an enthusiastic individual to support TUC’s Fund Development Department in Guelph, Ontario. Under the...

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Fisheries Technicians Needed

Fisheries Technicians Needed

Trout Unlimited Canada Employment Opportunity Position Title: Fisheries Technician Number of Positions: 1-2* Wage: ~$17/hr Location: Calgary, AB Hours: 40 hrs/week, 4-8-month contract (approx. May to December)* Conditions: please indicate if returning to school for...

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Citizen Science Reveals Unexpected Findings!

Citizen Science Reveals Unexpected Findings!

Citizen Science Reveals Unexpected Findings! By Ken Monk-President Northern Lights Fly Fishers Chapter Volunteers from Trout Unlimited Canada – Northern Lights Fly Fishers Chapter conducted a “citizen science” project to study walleye in Jackfish Lake, Alberta. The...

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Fish Home Renovations in Waiparous Creek

Fish Home Renovations in Waiparous Creek

Fish Home Renovations in Waiparous Creek By Elliot Lindsay-Project Biologist Trout Unlimited Canada Barriers to upstream passage for fish species are ubiquitous, from small hanging culverts to large impassable dams. Across Canada, there are hundreds of thousands of...

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Join Our Team as an Education Program Assistant

Join Our Team as an Education Program Assistant

Trout Unlimited Canada Education Program Assistant Number of Positions: 1 Wage Range: $19-$21/hr (depending on experience) Location: Guelph, ON or Calgary, AB Hours: 40 hrs/week, 1-year contract, with potential for permanent status Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) is...

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Join Our Team as a Database and Membership Coordinator

Join Our Team as a Database and Membership Coordinator

Position Title: Database and Membership Coordinator Location: Calgary, AB or Guelph, ON Hours: 40h/week, permanent full-time position Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC), the voice for Canada’s water, is a science-based, national, charitable conservation organization. We...

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You’re In Native Trout / Arctic Grayling Country!

You’re In Native Trout / Arctic Grayling Country!

You’re In Native Trout / Arctic Grayling Country! By Lesley  Peterson-Alberta Provincial Biologist If you’ve driven around British Columbia you are likely familiar with the iconic stream crossing signs with yellow fish graphic signs identifying salmon habitat. This...

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Registration is Now Open!

Registration is Now Open!

Registration is Now Open! Class 2 Backpack Electrofishing Course Join Trout Unlimited Canada and get certified in Class 2 Backpack Electrofishing. This course will certify participants in backpack electrofishing. Backpack electrofishing is a widely used method for...

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Invasive Reeds Reduces Biodiversity

Invasive Reeds Reduces Biodiversity

Written by: Chris Borowski-Strategic Watershed Action Team Crew Leader Patricia Huynh-Ontario Provincial Biologist Does the presence of common reed (Phragmites australis) impact benthic macroinvertebrate communities? We recently wrote about the importance of aquatic...

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We Need Your Images

We Need Your Images

Calling all Members and Supporters!  We need your images. Did you know that TUC is celebrating 50 years of conservation in 2022? We invite you to share your favorite TUC memories with us. Did you snap a photo at a volunteer workday? We would love to see it (and hear...

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Employment Opportunity-Donor Stewardship Specialist

Employment Opportunity-Donor Stewardship Specialist

Trout Unlimited Canada Employment Opportunity Position Title: Donor Stewardship Specialist Location: Calgary, AB or Guelph, ON Hours: 40h/week, permanent full-time position Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC), the voice for Canada’s water, is a science-based, national,...

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Helping to Restore Alberta’s Bull Trout

Helping to Restore Alberta’s Bull Trout

Helping to Restore Alberta's Bull Trout-Tay River 2021 Summary By Angela Ten-Junior Fisheries Biologist The Tay River is a tributary to the Clearwater River. Historically, this watershed supported a robust population of Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus), but the...

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Fish Flag Art Competition

Fish Flag Art Competition

Fish Flag Art Competition: Call to Action for youth aged 5-18 years old. The World Fish Migration Foundation and Wildlife Forever are launching a Fish Flag art competition in support of World Fish Migration Day. World Fish Migration Day is celebrated every other year...

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