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GTU Special Membership Drive

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Since 1959, Trout Unlimited has worked to conserve, protect and restore North America’s cold-water fisheries and their watersheds. We have protected more than 10,000 river miles nationwide and pioneered new scientific, legal and legislative tools to make America’s cold-water rivers cleaner and healthier.  Every $35 membership contribution to TU produces over $170 worth of conservation on the ground through the combination of: Grassroots action. TU’s volunteers work out of more than 400 chapters nationwide and donate well over 500,000 hours annually to clean up local streams...

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GTU Stream Team – Hamilton Creek Monitoring

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Gateway Trout Unlimited is conducting our first Stream Team Monitoring this Friday on Hamilton Creek in Rockwoods Reservations. This is an exciting time for your Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited as participating in the Stream Team program is very important to our chapter.  Details of the event are listed below.  As always, if you plan to attend, please let us know by visiting the Facebook Event page (or you could always, just show up).  We look forward to seeing you this Friday. Sincerely, Matt Tucker President Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited =================== GTU Stream Team:...

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Membership Meeting Cancelled For February 5, 2014 Due to Weather

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

This week’s meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday, February 5 at Mike Duffy’s will be rescheduled.  Our program speakers from Indigo Guide Service are unable to make the drive down from Michigan due to an impending blizzard warning in combination with the weather that they are forecasting for our area and to the north.  Don’t worry, we are already working on a new date for this program. For those wishing to still make it out to hang out with other fly fisherman and GTU members, I would welcome any members to join me at Buffalo Wild Wings in South County (570 S County...

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A Conservation Call To Action – Senate Joint Resolution 42

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

This is the beginning of an effort by the legislature this session to challenge the authority of MDC, with several other pieces of legislation expected to be presented that will serve to undermine the authority of MDC. We will need to act early and vocally regarding these issues as they arise.The email below was received by one of our state’s champion conservationists, Dave Murphy with the Conservation Federation of Missouri, and it illustrates the importance of voicing your comments on this piece of legislation that will be heard on February 4th at 1pm. I must have your help with...

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A Conservation Call To Action – ONSR General Management Plan

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

We wanted to take a moment to first thank you for your membership in the Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited. It is because of your commitment that you understand the fundamental truth about rivers: what happens upstream will eventually flow downstream. Everything is interconnected, so we must work effectively not only on local streams, but also on entire rivers and river systems. However, to succeed at this our organization must rely on our grassroots capacity. It is because of our grassroots approach  that I am reaching out to members and asking for your call to action on these two very...

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GTU Membership Meeting — Social Gathering A Success

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

GTU Membership Meeting — Social Gathering A Success

The Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited hosted its second membership meeting on June 5, 2013 at Mike Duffy’s Pub & Grill in Kirkwood, Missouri and it was another great success.  We had 37 people (both members and guests) come out to this meeting, so it was a great chance for members to get to meet each other and hang out while enjoying pizza, toasted ravioli, salad, and drinks in a more traditional happy hour environment.  We had chosen this format of meeting for that very reason, as the first meeting was such a huge success and left all of the board members very busy throughout the...

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