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  Brook Trout and the Ghost of Henry David Thoreau By Jeff Reardon Henry David Thoreau has always had a mixed reputation here in Maine.  Sure, he may have been a giant of American literature and patron saint of the environmental movement, but he got nervous when his Penobscot Indian guide left him [ READ MORE... ]
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  What would Theodore Roosevelt do? He’d protect Browns Canyon. By Corey Fisher The green drake hatch on Penns Creek. Browns slurping midnight Hex on the Pere Marquette. Salmonflies on Montana’s Madison River. The brown drakes of Silver Creek. These are some of America’s most celebrated moments in [ READ MORE... ]
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Note: this is the first in a series of blogs detailing the Antiquities Act and national monuments that matter to hunters and anglers. Come back and visit in the coming days to learn more about your public lands and how national monuments conserve our hunting and fishing heritage. And while you’re [ READ MORE... ]
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Tell Congress why public lands matter. Sign the petition.  During our 30 days of Public Lands campaign last September, we detailed how with public lands TRANSFER = SALE. Although land transfer advocates argue better management, more access and local control, the simple fact is state land agencies [ READ MORE... ]
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The threat of losing our public lands looms large. It grows, passing like wildfire through halls of Congress and state capitols, spreading its invasive rhetoric in our communities. People with soft hands and expensive suits tell us: “It’s just transfer. It’s not like we’re selling them.” It’s not [ READ MORE... ]
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Twenty-four hours. That is how long it took for the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a resolution to make it easier to sell or transfer America’s public lands. The fight for our public lands started on day one of the 115th Congress. On Tuesday, the House of Representative voted on a rules [ READ MORE... ]
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Want to honor Teddy Roosevelt’s legacy? Here’s how:   Theodore Roosevelt was many things, but perhaps most of all he was a public lands champion. He used his authority as President to establish 150 national forests, 51 federal bird reserves, four national game preserves, five national parks and 18 [ READ MORE... ]
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By Mark Kaelke   The places we recreate are linked to who we are as people.  Our public lands and the fish and game they offer access to, provide us experiences that yield photos like the ones above of my daughters and some of the first fish they ever caught without my help.     Although these [ READ MORE... ]
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By Eric Booton   Catch me in an urban setting, surrounded by impermeable surfaces and uninspiring skylines, and chances are I’m not actually there; mentally at least.  There is a summons that I cannot shake. Grinding away at the work week, making the calls and answering the emails, that keep my [ READ MORE... ]
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By Mike Dombeck Chief Emeritus, U.S. Forest Service National Trustee, Trout Unlimited           I recently returned from Missoula to attend the memorial service of my good friend Dr. Jack Ward Thomas. Jack died of pancreatic cancer at age 81 after incredibly productive life as a scientist and [ READ MORE... ]
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