A New Trout Unlimited Hire is Ready for Action in D.C.

Lindsay Slater joined Trout Unlimited last week as our new vice president for government affairs after a distinguished career as chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID).

Slater was instrumental in the Columbia Basin Initiative proposing to remove four dams on the Snake River and restore wild salmon and steelhead populations. He has also worked on numerous pieces of bipartisan conservation and wilderness legislation, such as the Great American Outdoors Act.

As he takes the reins of our efforts to secure durable legislation to protect and recover America’s coldwater rivers and streams, we asked him a few questions to help you get to know him.

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