TU to unveil definitive report titled, ‘State of the Trout’


From TU:

On Tuesday, June 23, at 11 a.m. ET, Trout Unlimited will unveil its new report titled, “State of the Trout,” the most comprehensive look at the health and viability of American trout and char populations ever compiled. Details of the report will be discussed on a media teleconference by Jack Williams, TU’s senior scientist and chief author of the report, and Chris Wood, TU’s president and CEO.

Trout and char across America are imperiled and face continuing threats to their long-term persistence. The report is perhaps the most extensive effort ever to detail the well-being of native trout in America. It examines the myriad threats facing our nation’s coldwater fish, and the impact those threats are having today on our prized trout populations from coast to coast. In addition, it lays out a roadmap for trout and char recovery in America, an ambitious plan that, if followed and supported by anglers, state and federal agencies and elected officials, can ensure trout will be a part of our children’s future.

What: Media teleconference announcing the release of the definitive report, “State of the Trout.”

When: June 23, 11 a.m. ET. Representatives of the media can participate by dialing (888) 523-4162. When prompted, enter the code 71719842. You’ll be asked to state your name and media affiliation, and an operator will place you into the conference.

Who: Jack Williams, Trout Unlimited senior scientist, and Chris Wood, president and CEO of Trout Unlimited.

RSVP: Please e-mail Chris Hunt, TU’s national communications director, at [email protected], to confirm your attendance on this call.

NOTE: The call will begin at 11 a.m ET, sharp. After brief introduction, Wood and Williams will discuss the report, which will be available for viewing and download at the time of the call on the TU website (tu.org). There will be time for questions and discussion with Wood and Williams after their brief remarks.


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