Category Archives: Outreach

Building Bridges in Madison County

Yesterday a great group of LOSTU volunteers turned out to help Madison County in their ongoing efforts to introduce local youth to the great outdoors.  The one week camp for teens featured a variety of fun, outdoor activities and ours … Continue reading

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Congratulations Rivercourse 2017!

              Once again TU volunteers from throughout North Carolina gathered to host Rivercourse 2017.  This one-week conservation and fly fishing camp for 13-15 year-olds continues to be an immensely popular and important link in … Continue reading

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Kids’ Fishing Day 2017

  Every year Land O’Sky TU supports the National Forest Service’s Kids’ Fishing Day at Lake Powhatan.  This year a team of hard working LOSTU volunteers once again turned out to prepare and serve a much appreciated lunch to the … Continue reading

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And the Winner is…..not La La Land!

The winner at the 2017 F3T was definitely Land O’Sky TU!  We brought in over $2500 with our highly-anticipated raffle, signed up new members, made new friends, spread the good word of Cold Water Conservation and had an awesome time … Continue reading

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LOSTU Yard Sale Team “Make it Rain!”

  Thank you and congratulations to everyone who helped make this year’s LOSTU Yard Sale the best ever.  We brought in over $3,500 to help advance the mission of TU here in western North Carolina.  If you worked at the … Continue reading

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An LOSTU Shout- Out from Hank Patterson

Our former Chapter Secretary and Board Member, Reba Brinkman, ran in to renowned  “guide” and comedian Hank Patterson at the  recent TU National Meeting in Bozeman, MT.  They sent this video message to us:

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LOSTU at the Mount Mitchell Craft Fair

Chapter members Jack Tipton and Bob Owens (pictured above)  organized and ran a TU informational table at the Mount Mitchell Craft Fair on 5 & 6 August,  They spread the good word of cold water conservation, promoted the Chapter and … Continue reading

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2016 Rivercourse A Huge Success!

Rivercourse is a one week summer camp focused on finding and nurturing the next generation of conservation minded anglers.  18 boys and girls between the ages of 13-15 attend each June to make friends, have fun and expand their knowledge … Continue reading

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Stock Futures

Help is always welcome when we’re stocking the North Mills, but young help is especially welcome!  We had plenty of that yesterday when we ran across this enthusiastic bunch and their parents.  They weren’t that interested in fishing when we … Continue reading

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Spring Break Stocking

It’s great when a stocking day coincides with a school break.  We always get some young helpers whose energy and excitement makes the morning just a little bit brighter.  Last Friday we were joined by these hard workers who pitched … Continue reading

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