Sac-Sierra Trout Unlimited
Dustin Rocksvold

Dustin Rocksvold

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 03:48

Record TU Volunteer Hours

Volunteer Hours

Thank you for volunteering with Sac-Sierra Trout Unlimited.

This form has been created to help keep track of the hours our volunteers put in and to organize them better.  Please fill in the fields below and click the submit button.

If you have questions regarding what category to place your hours under, see the description below the form.

Please enter the number of hours worked in the fields under Conservation or Sustain Hours.

Conservation Hours

Trout Unlimited’s mission is defined by our watershed-based approach to conservation. We recognize that in order to improve water quality and protect native and wild trout populations we must protect the best remaining places – most often in small headwater tributaries, reconnect streams that have been disconnected by dams, culverts and other barriers and restore downstream areas which have been degraded by development, agriculture or other human or natural processes.

Sustain Hours 

Trout Unlimited sustains our work by building volunteer capacity to execute projects that support the conservation plan, informing TU members and the community at large on the importance of coldwater conservation, investing in youth to ensure the perpetuation of TU’s mission through future generations, gathering information and data to advise our work and raising funds to support all aspects of our work.

How to Count A TU Volunteer Hour
Trout Unlimited’s strategic plan outlines four major areas of our mission: Protect, Reconnect, Restore and Sustain. Your chapter or council’s activities and volunteer hours will fall within these four categories. The following glossary helps define each of these categories and sub-categories and also provides examples of the types of volunteer hours which should be counted in each category.

Sunday, 17 April 2016 11:35

Trout Tips - The Hammer

In this episode of Trout Tips Kirk Deeter discusses the Hammer technique.

Sunday, 17 April 2016 09:32

Trout Tips - Reading Water

In this episode of Trout Tips Kirk Deeter discusses reading water.

Sunday, 17 April 2016 09:27

Trout Tips - The Tailing Loop

In this episode of Trout Tips Kirk Deeter discusses tailing loops in your fly cast.

Sunday, 17 April 2016 09:23

Trout Tips - The Mend

In this episode of Trout Tips Kirk Deeter discusses mending your fly line.

Sunday, 17 April 2016 11:22

Truckee River Watershed

A short video about the Truckee River Watershed

Sunday, 17 April 2016 11:18

Angler Science

A short video on the Trout Unlimited Angler Science program

Five hundred miles. That’s a pretty significant distance, right? Now, imagine swimming that far.

That’s how many river miles will re-opened to native steelhead in the Klamath River under the terms of a revised agreement between the federal government, the states of California and Oregon, and the utility company PacifiCorp.

The amended Klamath Hydropower Settlement Agreement, and the Klamath Power and Facilities Agreement were signed today at the mouth of the Klamath River by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., of California, Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon and PacifiCorp CEO Stefan Bird.

Under the new-and-improved KHSA, four old, unproductive hydropower dams on the Klamath River will be removed beginning in the year 2020. This action will open up 500 miles of habitat for steelhead and some 420 miles for salmon.

Read more on the TU Blog

Thursday, 17 March 2016 18:12

Steelhead in the Classroom – 2016

Antelope High School
These photos were taken at the American River at Ancil Hoffman Park on Wed. March 16, 2016 showing the release of these steelhead fry by the instructor (Skimra Rodriguez) and some of her students from Antelope High School near Sacramento, CA (Photos by Bill Templin, SSTU Conservation Chair)

Saturday, 22 August 2015 11:47

Volunteers Needed to Assist with Naturefest

Volunteers are needed to assist with the staffing of a booth as well as assisting with cardboard creek.  For more information email Bud Croenwett

Here is some information on Naturefest:

ARNHA and the Water Forum present
NatureFest 2018
Sunday, October 7 10am to 3pm
at Effie Yeaw Nature Center

Mark your calendar now for NatureFest, our largest family event of the year! NatureFest promotes science & nature education and outdoor recreation, and is an excellent opportunity to learn more about local organizations that support our community.

The event includes live animal shows, kids activities, demonstrations, guided nature hikes, and family-friendly food in the beautiful Nature Center area. Enjoy animal shows from Wild Things on the main stage and close up visits with the Nature Center's own ambassador animals at Critter Corner, plus many more creatures of all shapes and sizes!

Admission (at the door)
Adults - $5
Kids 12 and under - FREE
Event parking FREE

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