Due to the coldwater fundraising
event at the Meyer Theatre on Thursday, March 5th GBTU is moving
our March program meeting to Thursday, March 12th o.
Our guest speaker will be DNR
Fisheries Biologist, Tammy Paoli. Tammy's presentation will focus
on the Oconto River brown trout study GBTU has helped fund over the
past few years. It is a very important meeting because of our past
and future projects on the Oconto. Everybody is strongly encouraged
GBTU program meetings are at 6:30pm
in the upstairs conference room at the De Pere
Festival Foods. We look forward to seeing you there!
Just recently Wisconsin political
leaders released their proposed state budget, and there appears to
be a lot of reason for Wisconsin coldwater resource advocates to
The newly proposed budget would 1)
cut all stewardship funding, 2) eliminate over ½ of the Wisconsin
DNR's 33 science positions, 3) render the Natural Resources Board
only an "advisory" committee and more. CLICK HERE
to read how this would happen in more detail. CLICK HERE
to find out how you can help.
While we do not have the exact
numbers yet, it appears our 2015 Conservation Banquet was a success
In recent years we have seen
attendance numbers in the mid-200s...this year it looks like we
went over the 300 attendee mark.
To find out more about the banquet
On March 14th and 15th from 11-2,
Green Bay Trout Unlimited and Cabelas, will hold a community
outreach fly tying event.
Brian Mease will lead a group of fly
tyers that will cover some of the basics to more advanced
Please visit our last GALLERY PAGE to see all the
photos from the last event in January.
We hope to see you there !
In June Green Bay Trout Unlimited sponsored 6
Brown County kids attending the Sand Lake Conservation Camp. This
is what one attendee had to say...
"Green Bay Trout Unlimited, Thank
you for allowing me to go to Camp Bird. It has been my 3rd and last
year there, and I had an AWESOME time!" -Payton Meseberg
For the complete article CLICK
for the New Zoo Educational Trout Trail started in 1992.
Installation occured primarily in the summer of 1993.
READ MORE about the
Please check out the
Educational TRAIL GALLERY.
According to the U.S. Department of
Transportation, a culvert becomes a barrier to fish passage when it
demonstrates conditions exceeding fishes' biological ability.
Obstructions include high water
velocities, perched culverts, weirs, baffles, caught debris, water
pressure increase caused by inlet contraction, and low water
Orvis is currently working with
Trout Unlimited to help fix culvert impediments with the goal of
reconnecting over 1,000 miles of fishable habitat. LEARN MORE about the TU /
Orvis 1,000 mile program here.
Each Concentrated Animal
Feeding Operation ( CAFO ) has the potential of polluting our
ground water in a huge way.
about Wisconsin's 250 CAFOs and CHECK OUT Wikipedia's
definition of the operations.
Just recently, a 600,000+ gallon
CAFO manure spill occurred in Door County. READ THE STORY HERE!
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