chapter's challenge and promise:
Take care of the fish and the fishing will take care of
Please join us for an
evening of fellowship and celebration as we recognize those who
give freely of time, money and talent to support our work for the
resource and in the community. Please click on the BUY
TICKETS ONLINE link below to puchase your tickets online and
reserve your seat. The choice of menu items include beef,
chicken, fish and pasta.
An outdoor adventure
story of conservation and good times while floating and fishing
down a legendary western river. Experience a soul searching
and inspirational 30-day drift boat journey down the longest
undammed river in the contiguous United States.
Connect with colorful characters, get lost in the hypnotic cast
of a fly rod, and savor silhouetted moments of fireside stories on
this heartfelt river.
On an annual basis during the first Saturday in
December, the Northeast Regional Meeting is held. During this
time, area Chapter's leaders and representatives assemble and
decide on fulfilling funding requests. Funding applications
typically come from the National Forest Service and DNR.
For 2014, the
Green Bay Chapter has pledged $10,000.
Thanks to all of our member efforts! On Thursday
November 14th the Wisconsin Trout Unlimited License Plate Bill,
AB-173, was passed by the full Assemply 92 to 0 in
favor! This followed a 13-0 vote in favor by the Assembly
Transportation Committee on Tuesday November 12. Progressing to the
next step is the state Senate. The plate will bring in funds
to support our efforts!
It is never too early to become a sponsor or
buy tickets to our 39th annnual Conservation Banquet.
Individuals, businesses, and foundations are welcome to
provide financial assistance. Many sponsorship levels are
SPONSOR, TICKETS or DONATE
Benefits include listings on
Show your community involvement by
supporting the Chapter's work with youth and clean, cold water.
BECOME A SPONSOR
Our work projects so far this year
have repaired many 30 year-old habitat structures, placed 30,000
lbs of rock, positioned 100s of brush bundles and dredged 100s of
linear feet of stream bed. Visit our GALLERY and HABITAT WORK.
Over the past two years,
in a scientific effort to learn more about brown trout survial and
migration in the lower Oconto River to the waters of Green Bay,
over 3,000 brown trout have been tagged and released. Each
fish is given a numbered orange color floy tag placed near its top
Connecting Communities and
Watersheds consists of four interrelated parts: Protect, Reconnect,
Restore, and Sustain.
watersheds are working as nature intended. Often, the best way to
help a place is to leave it alone. We advocate for responsible land
and water use with lasting protection of trout habitat.
flowing, unobstructed river systems and their healthy watersheds
benefit trout and people. Allowing fish to migrate for comfort and
safety throughout a watershed greatly increases survival. Clean
water and healthy ecosystems benefit everyone connected to our
way to give fish a chance is to reclaim land that is degraded
through poor development practices and habitat compromising natural
events. Our chapter is committed to raise funds, roll up our
sleeves, and get wet restoring habitat.
Sustain: Our work
to protect, reconnect and restore will last into the future if we
inspire others to continue our work. We're motivated to educate the
public and children about the benefits of clean water, healthy
communities, and their own well-being though outdoor
The scale of our work continues to
expand, but our focus remains the protection of wild and native
fish. Together, we are working to ensure that our favorite streams
and rivers will still be there: cold, clean and fishable, for the
Please watch the video below to
gain a better understanding of our mission to conserve, protect and
restore North America's cold water fisheries and watersheds.
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