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Cherokee Chapter Origins Story

We have a chance to win prizes and more if you would be so kind as to log onto the TU blog link below and vote for the Origins Story posted about our Cherokee Chapter.  Please send to friends and family; we need as many votes as possible!!!!   This is also a reminder… Continue Reading »

Fly Tying Classes

Fly Tying Classes are available for the public at 6 PM every Thursday at the Greeneville HS Science Room unless the city school is closed for that day. For more information, contact Bob Ross at 423-620-0790.                                    

Roosevelt students release trout they grew in classroom

 December 13th, 2013 10:40 pm by RICK WAGNER Bart Carter of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency talks to Roosevelt students about the importance of clean streams for the trout raised by the class. Photo by David Grace. KINGSPORT — The South Fork of the Holston River will have about 20 future inhabitants thanks to a city elementary… Continue Reading »

Trout in the Classroom

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We kick off our second year of the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) program with seven (7) programs in the East Tennessee area, thanks to our donors: TN Council of Trout Unlimited (especially TU license plate grant), Appalachian Power, Carters Ford Chapter DAR, City of Kingsport Stormwater Utility Program Citizens Bank, Kiwanis of Kingsport, Lowe’s… Continue Reading »

Washington, Jul 22 – The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2014 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, and various independent and related agencies. In total, the bill includes… Continue Reading »

Trout Unlimited – Lines to Leaders

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 Welcome to August. The heart of summer, with Dog Days, vacations, picnics and hopefully a chance to fish from time to time. And guess who else is on vacation recess from Aug. 3- Sept. 8? Your Congress. This is a great time to reach out to and fill them in about all of the great… Continue Reading »

Trout in the Classroom Begins

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Starting this 2012 school year, Cherokee Chapter has launched the Trout Unlimited “Trout in the Classroom (TIC)”  program for East Tennessee. Three schools have chosen to participate; Innovation Academy Middle School in Kingsport (co-funded by Appalachian Power), Unicoi High School and Cloudland High School in Roan Mountain.  Each school receives trout eggs from the Erwin… Continue Reading »

Contact: Blake Androff (DOI): 202-208-6416 Kim Betton (FWS): 703-358-2081 MILWAUKEE, WI – Highlighting the reversal of decades of declining numbers, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the results of a comprehensive national survey of outdoor recreation showing a significant increase in hunters and a double-digit increase in anglers over the past five years…. Continue Reading »

Hatchery Update

There is a new website specifically dedicated to providing the latest information (as well as recent history) on the National Fish Hatchery funding issues.  The site is managed by Larry Bundy.  Larry serves on the Board of Director’s of the Friends of the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery.  He is also a member of Trout… Continue Reading »

Pristine Rocky Fork Tract Close To Full Acquisition

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Photo special to the Sun The final acreage in the Rocky Fork tract to await full government ownership and management has taken one of the final steps to being secured. The U.S. Forest Service retained $5 million through the Federal Land and Conservation Program for purchase of the remaining land. U.S. Forest Service Sets Aside… Continue Reading »

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