Recoverable Native Coldwater Species: Michigan Trout Unlimited supports both management efforts and funding from state and federal authorities to conduct research, undertake management programs, and issue special regulations to achieve the reintroduction or restoration of coldwater species native to Michigan.
- Coaster Challenge 1
- Michigan TU Letter Regarding Coaster Regulation Change
- Michigan DNR Status Review Response: Petition to List Coaster Brook Trout Under the Endangered Species Act
- Conservation Success Index - Great Lakes and Coaster Brook Trout
Game and Fish Protection Fund and Game and Fish Protection Trust Fund: Michigan Trout Unlimited supports modifications to the Game and Fish Protection Fund and the Game and Fish Protection Trust Fund, including changes to collect revenue from user groups who do not purchase hunting and fishing licenses, and modification of the Game and Fish Protection Trust Fund to utilize revenue and reserves to restore fish and game habitat. Michigan TU does not support diverting revenues from the Game and Fish Protection Trust Fund to pay MDNR operating expenses.
Stocking Practices: Michigan Trout Unlimited supports the natural reproduction of coldwater species where feasible, and encourages the State of Michigan to limit the stocking of streams if and when sustainable natural reproduction is established.