Conserving, Protecting, and Restoring
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CMCTU

October Membership Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 28 @ 6:30 PM

Come and join us for a special event at 2South Wine Bar. Tying for Recovery! We are asking our membership and friends to come together and tie for the Casting for Recovery 2015 program. We want to fill the room with tiers and help the Casting for Recovery program with thier support of breast cancer 

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Fish in a Net

2014 CMCTU Gala Fall Raffle

 

Every year the Cheyenne Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited holds various fund raising events for our education and restoration programs. And this year we have a real treat for you.  CMCTU is pleased to announce our Cast or Blast Fundraiser Raffle for 2014.  All proceeds from this years raffle will go toward CMCTU's efforts to protect the last known Greenback Cutthroat Trout on the planet - found right here in our backyard in Bear Creek!  This years raffle winner will have their choice of either a fly fishing package or a Browning Citori shotgun.  Yes, you read that correctly we are giving you the chance to win a shotgun!

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Fish in a Net

Home of the last Greenbacks on the Planet

Just west of Colorado Springs, Bear Creek holds the only remaining population of greenback cutthroat trout (Metcalf 2012). As the highest priority site for conservation of the greenback, project partners have been working to better manage activities within this high-value watershed and minimize impacts to the fish and its habitat. Our goal is to ensure a thriving population of greenbacks in a watershed that will be resilient to changing climate conditions. One of the key issues in the watershed is sedimentation and its potential impact on stream conditions. An unpaved, gravel road adjacent to the stream is a known source of sediment. The Bear Creek Sediment Mitigation Project (Phase I) will restore in-stream fish habitat and concurrently begin to address the sources of sediment from the road system. Phase I of the project will accomplish these tasks:

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Cheyenne Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited

 

THE CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN CHAPTER OF TROUT UNLIMITED IS A NON PROFIT 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATION AND DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE.  WE ARE REGISTERED WITH THE IRS UNDER FEIN NUMBER 52-1765550.  

 

WE ARE COMMITTED TO CONSERVING, PROTECTING, AND RESTORING COLORADO’S COLD WATER FISHERIES AND THEIR WATERSHEDS