Trout Creek Redd Survey Volunteer Opportunity

Trout Creek Redd Survey Volunteer Opportunity

Trout Creek Redd Survey Volunteer Opportunity Trout Unlimited Canada is looking for volunteers to participate in self-directed redd surveys throughout the upper Trout Creek watershed in the Porcupine Hills until June 25, 2021. Background: The headwaters of Trout Creek and its tributaries are situated within the Porcupine Hills Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ). This watershed […]

What’s In a Scoop of River Water?

What’s In a Scoop of River Water?

Imagine what a scoop of river water might contain. It might look clear at first glance, but upon closer inspection, you may find some tiny, wiggly creatures that look like insects or worms, known as aquatic macroinvertebrates. These organisms are: Aquatic – live in water for part of all of their life. Macro – Small, […]

Spring Auction is Now Live!

Spring Auction is Now Live!

Get Ready for Spring! Bid Early Bid Often! You can make a difference with your support of our 2021 online Spring Auction. We have a variety of items up for bid, including fishing and outdoor products, unique trips and experiences, along with a selection of handcrafted and designer items. Your participation matters. Together, with your […]

Fourth Quarter Conservation Report

Fourth Quarter Conservation Report

Fourth Quarter Conservation Report-Trout Unlimited Canada uses an online presentation platform to report on our conservation and education programming on both a quarterly and annual basis. Our fourth quarter conservation report for 2020 is now available. Although the pandemic added additional challenges, TUC staff and volunteers we still able to achieve a number of positive […]

TUC Welcomes our New Ontario Biologist

TUC Welcomes our New Ontario Biologist

TUC Welcomes new Ontario Biologist, Patricia Huynh. Patricia has an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, a Masters of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo, and is completing her Ph.D. in Social and Ecological Sustainability at the University of Waterloo. She specializes in water quality and benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring.  Patricia has […]

Bringing the Trout Back to Trout Creek

Bringing the Trout Back to Trout Creek

Bringing the Trout Back to Trout Creek:  The headwaters and tributaries of Alberta’s Trout Creek meander their way through the Porcupine Hills Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ) south of Calgary, where they have historically provided habitat for at-risk Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi). One tributary, Kingbolt Creek, likely still supports genetically “near-pure” Westslopes. These […]

Reconnecting Canada: Project Update – Waiparous Creek, Alberta

Reconnecting Canada: Project Update – Waiparous Creek, Alberta

Reconnecting Canada: Project Update – Waiparous Creek, Alberta: Trout Unlimited Canada’s ongoing “Reconnecting Canada” campaign aims to remove harmful barriers from streams across the country. Suspended culverts at road crossings and other such features not only prevent fish passage, but can also alter the way the stream flows and lead to increased erosion, sedimentation, and […]

TUC Beginnings: The Spawn of a Good Idea!

TUC Beginnings: The Spawn of a Good Idea!

TUC Beginnings: The Spawn of a Good Idea!-By Bruce R. (Skip) Young Honorary Director Emeritus  Two and a half decades, a quarter of a century, or simply twenty-five years, defines a fair length of time. A healthy person’s lifetime is often no more than three such spans. Thus, it was a delightful surprise to be […]