2018-19 Annual Summary

The mission of Green Bay Trout Unlimited is to conserve, protect, restore and reconnect our coldwater resources. We accomplish this through funding of restoration projects, work project days, education efforts, fundraising, and outreach. Below is a breakdown of some of our work this past year.

Project Funding:

  • $9000 – Three-person habitat crew with the Lakewood DNR
  • $4000 – Two-person habitat crew with the Antigo DNR
  • $1000 – North Branch Oconto Restoration with TU GLSR
  • $1000 – Fisheries technician with the Chequamegon/Nicolet Nat’l Forest USFS
  • $1000 – Hauer Creek beaver control in Sawyer County with the DNR

Work Projects:

  • May 19, 2018 – South Branch of the Oconto River (led by Kyle Siebers)
  • June 16, 2018 – Evergreen River (led by Becca Milligan)
  • July 21, 2018 – North Branch of the Oconto River (led by Tom Morris)
  • August 18, 2018 – Eagle Creek (led by Kyle Siebers)


  • Kid’s Fishing Day with disadvantage Brown County youth
  • $250 – Sponsor camper to WI State TU fishing camp
  • $300 – Sponsor representative to Nat’l TU teen summit
  • Taught fly-casting, fly-tying and knot-tying with Edison Summer School, Brown County Izaak Walton League and Outagamie Conservation Club.

Guest Speakers:

  • October – Trout Unlimited Great Lakes Organizer, Tyler Ridderbusch
  • November – Peshtigo DNR Biologist, Chip Long
  • January – WLCV Northeast Organizer, Casey Hicks
  • February – River Alliance of WI, Falon French and Natalie Dutack
  • March – Tight Lines, Nate Sipple
  • April – Door County Land Trust, Tom Clay

Additional Efforts:

  • Successful 44th Annual Conservation Banquet
  • Purchase of GBTU work trailer (in progress)
  • Letters of support for multiple conservation groups/organizations
  • Funding/sponsorships for several local conservation organizations including WI League of Conservation Voters (WLCV), River Alliance of Wisconsin, Brown County Conservation Alliance, WI State TU and more
  • December Holiday Party/Awards Dinner
  • Continued partnership with Veterans’ Service organization Project Healing Waters
  • June picnic at the Pine Shelter across from the NEW Zoo
  • 1000’s of volunteer hours

THANK YOU for helping make 2018-19 a successful year. We look forward to more in 2019-20 !!!

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