There are a lot of people these days willing to make money and foward industrializtion with little respect towards the enviroment and ecology. Please share stories of conservation happening in your area.
Alaskans turned out in force this week at three public forums in Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula to voice strong opposition to proposed legislation that would weaken the public’s ability to have a say in how our salmon rivers are managed.
Hundreds of people attended the meetings in Soldotna,... [ READ MORE... ]
Bristol Bay in the News
Northern Dynasty CEO remains optimistic about future of Pebble Mine project in Alaska
By Becky Bohrer
Critics have sought to cast Anglo's departure as a sign the project is in trouble but Thiessen brushed any such suggestions aside. He said the... [ READ MORE... ]
TU's Rene Henery (L) with TU California Council chairman-elect John Sikora, at the 2013 Fresno SalmonFest.
By Sam Davidson
Recently, TU's California Science Director, Rene Henery, scribed a strong editorial in the Fresno Bee on our work to restore the San Joaquin River in California's Central... [ READ MORE... ]
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall announced legislation today that would protect Browns Canyon and the ever popular fishery of the Arkansas River by creating a 22,000 acres national monument near Buena Vista.
The announcement has been a long time in coming--Udall has spent the last 18 months meeting with... [ READ MORE... ]
The Industry – AFFTA Steps up as Always
The Seattle Chamber of Commerce is a big deal on the West Coast, representing billions of dollars of tech, coffee, fish, shipping, aero-space, mining, construction and the recreation industry.
So when the Seattle Chambers Alaska division decided to have a... [ READ MORE... ]
Native Southern Appalachian Brook Trout. They may be small in size but are big on color, long on legacy and downright fun to catch. Living jewels in cold mountain streams, brookies, or ‘specs’ as they are called in the Georgia mountains, are a clear indication of how well our headwater streams... [ READ MORE... ]
Hooked up on Pescadero Creek.
By Tim Frahm
Growing up in the tiny town of Pescadero on California’s central coast, fish became a big part of my life at an early age. My father was an avid angler, especially for steelhead. By the age of ten I was fishing with him on streams from Santa Cruz to... [ READ MORE... ]
My buddy Matt Miller, who blogs for The Nature Conservancy, posted something really profound recently that reminded me of days gone by when life was simple and fishing was even simpler.
Matt's piece is all about nostalgia, and how remembering the "good old days" is a good thing, particularly when... [ READ MORE... ]
The Madison River Valley, in southwest Montana near the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park, is one of the West's last best places. Legendary fishing guide Craig Mathews narrates this short video about a partnership between TU and the Trust for Public Land to restore flows and protect open... [ READ MORE... ]