chapter's challenge and promise:
"Take care of the fish and the fishing will take care
A big thanks to all of the individual and
businesses in making our 39th Annnual Fundraising Conservation
Banquet a success! Please take some time to view our sponsor list
and support those who support us.
Benefits include listings on our:
Thanks to the bussiness in showing
your community involvement by supporting the Chapter's work with
youth and clean, cold water.
VIEW OUR SPONSOR
Please watch our promotional video
below broadcast on area televion stations. Thanks WLUK
- Fox 11 for the video production.
Android users please CLICK HERE
to watch promotional video on YouTube channel.
Thanks to all of our member efforts! On Wednesday
February 12th the Wisconsin Trout Unlimited License Plate Bill,
AB-173, was passed unanimously by the Senate
Transportation Committee !
Keep up to date on the bill at AB173.
Progressing to the
next step is the full state Senate session for February 2014.
The bill had
previously passed unanimously in the House.
Senators Hansen and
Cowles have sent the Chapter letters of support. Download PDFs of
About 40 people attended our awards banquet in
December at Garystone Alehouse to enjoy an evening of fun,
entertainment and appreciation. The chapter recognized the support
of our efforts toward cold water resources from the community and
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.
Our 2013 work projects 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.
Plans are underway for 2014.
Work days are accomplished throughout Northeast Wisconsin on the
third Saturday of the month from May to August.
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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