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We Are Looking for a Social Media Specialist

We Are Looking for a Social Media Specialist

Trout Unlimited Canada Employment Opportunity Position Title: Social Media Specialist Location: Calgary, AB Hours: 40h/week (Full Time, 6-month Contract with opportunity for extension) salary is commensurate with experience Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC), the voice for...

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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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Join the Chorus!

Join the Chorus!

Join the Chorus: Volunteers Needed to Monitor Northern Limit of Western Chorus Frog Range By Zachary Kahn Wildlife Monitoring Technician Blazing Star Environmental With the start of spring, western chorus frogs (WCF) will soon start calling from their breeding...

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Giving Your Christmas Tree Another Life

Giving Your Christmas Tree Another Life

Giving your Christmas Tree Another Life By Chris Browoski-Strategic Watershed Action Team Crew Leader Do you ever wonder what happens to your Christmas Tree after the holidays? That tree that you hand-picked out, maybe even cut down yourself. The tree that greeted you...

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SWAT Crew Members Needed

SWAT Crew Members Needed

Employment Opportunity-SWAT Crew Member Position: Strategic Watershed Action Team Crew Member Number of Positions: up to 2 Wage: $16/hr Location: Guelph, ON Hours: 40 hrs/week, 18-week contract (May 2, 2022 - September 2, 2022) Conditions: Eligibility for Canada...

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Tying for Conservation Returns

Tying for Conservation Returns

Trout Unlimited Canada's Tying for Conservation fundraiser is back. Mark your calendars, and please donate to watch and learn! Our first virtual tying seminar is this Thursday, February 3 @ 7:00 PM MST.  Join Ron Schletz as ties some of his favorite Bow River flies....

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Brand Development RFP

Brand Development RFP

Brand Development Request for Proposal Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) is a national not-for-profit organization that is focused on the restoration and protection of rivers, lakes, and streams and the communities they support across Canada. The organization has evolved...

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Bighill Spring Gravel Pit Update

Bighill Spring Gravel Pit Update

Proposed Gravel Pit Near Bighill Spring Provincial Park – Update By Lesley Peterson, TUC Provincial Biologist Last year, Trout Unlimited Canada became aware of a proposed gravel pit in the area of the aquifer that feeds the springs of Bighill Springs Provincial Park,...

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Alberta’s Native Trout Country

Alberta’s Native Trout Country

Alberta’s Native Trout Country By Lesley Peterson, TUC Provincial Biologist The Eastern Slopes of Alberta encompasses the eastern slopes and foothills of the Rocky Mountains and includes some of the most beautiful country in the province. This region is important for...

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Project Update-Trout Creek, Alberta

Project Update-Trout Creek, Alberta

Cutthroat Trout in the Porcupine Hills Environmental Rehabilitation: Project Update - Trout Creek, Alberta By Evan Tichonuk Fisheries Technician The Porcupine Hills are a landform consisting of a montane ecoregion of outlying hills, located in southwestern Alberta...

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2021 Fish Rescue- Thank you for a Milestone Year!

2021 Fish Rescue- Thank you for a Milestone Year!

By Evan Tichonuk, Fisheries Technician, and T.J. Kocken, Fisheries Technician Our 2021 Fish Rescue recently concluded and we are excited to report on the results! First, however, Trout Unlimited Canada would like to give a huge thank you to Alberta Environment and...

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Taking a Deep Dive into Quirk Creek Data

Taking a Deep Dive into Quirk Creek Data

By Lesley Peterson Provincial Biologist TUC volunteers in the Calgary area in years past may recall the Quirk Creek Brook Trout Suppression project with some fondness. This was one of TUC’s longest-running projects, launched in 1998 and continuing until 2015. Dozens,...

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They Came, They Saw, They Counted.

They Came, They Saw, They Counted.

By Anne Naumann Calgary River Valleys (CRV) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a strong and effective voice for river valley protection and water quality in Calgary. We consider ourselves to be “the voice of our rivers.” Since 2009 CRV has been...

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