Trout Unlimited Bend Office

Trout Unlimited is national organization with more than 150,000 volunteers in 400 chapters nationwide. This dedicated grassroots army is matched by a respected professional staff of lawyers, policy experts, and scientists in 30 offices throughout the country. Trout Unlimited remains at the forefront of fisheries restoration work at the local, state, and national levels. The Deschutes Chapter of Trout Unlimited currently has over 400 members dedicated to working with all organizations in the area to improve the upper Deschutes watershed.

Trout Unlimited has been a Brainerd Foundation grantee since 2010.

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Trout Unlimited Photo gallery

Participants of the Ochoco National Forest grazing tour look into impacts and need for restoration. Photo courtesy of Darek Staab.

The youth conservation corps along the Crooked River is working with TU to help protect and restore Crooked River habitat. Photo courtesy of Darek Staab.

Trout Unlimited Grant history

2017

$50,000 - A two-year grant to improve fish habitat in Oregon’s Upper Deschutes River Basin and build conservation capacity in Central Oregon. Place-based conservation

2015

$70,000 - A two-year grant to improve fish habitat in Oregon’s Upper Deschutes River Basin and build conservation capacity in Central Oregon. Place-based conservation

2013

$70,000 - To build environmental capacity in Central Oregon. Place-based conservation

2012

$30,000 - To build conservation capacity in Central Oregon. Place-based conservation

2011

$55,000 - To build environmental capacity in Central Oregon and to develop the organization's executive leadership team. Place-based conservation

2010

$50,000 - To protect, reconnect, restore, and sustain the quality of Oregon's upper Deschutes River and its tributaries. Place-based conservation