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.
Mushers in Alaska’s Iditarod sled dog race, including Monica Zappa, are making their way to Nome, battling some of the worse trail conditions in the history of the event. Warm weather and lack of snow have made parts of the roughly 1,000 trail extremely treacherous . Out of an initial field of 69... [ READ MORE... ]
by Randy Scholfield
When looking at conservation opportunities, TU thinks big. The Wenatchee River is an important but threatened salmon and steelhead fishery in central Washington. To aid in the recovery of this key river and enhance its fishing opportunities, TU's Washington Water Project has... [ READ MORE... ]
Even the maker of the world's most sought after jewelry knows that Bristol Bay is the wrong mine in the wrong place. Today, Tiffany and Co., in full-page ads in the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Seattle Times, supported the EPA's decision to use its clear authority under the Clean... [ READ MORE... ]
By Randy Scholfield
Sometimes, you get a victory that brings home what it is we’re doing at TU, and that broadens your sense of what’s possible.
The Fraser River in Colorado just got a new lease on life—and all of you who are part of Team TU made it happen.
This is one to celebrate.
It took a... [ READ MORE... ]
Apologies to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Ancient Mariner and Albatrosses everywhere.
Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to use. That’s how some Georgians may feel if Gov. Deal has his way in the General Assembly with SB 213, the cleverly named Flint River Drought Protection Act. It allows... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of This Week at Interior February 28, 2014
Four young people who won the Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development essay contest (Haley Powell, Jared Kay, Rebecca Brown, and Noah Davis) visited Washington last week and met with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to discuss the... [ READ MORE... ]
“Hunting and fishing are an indispensable social resourceof tremendous national value… Of course, we [anglers and hunters]have always known this, but until recently we failed to tell the public.” ~ Aldo Leopold. What do you want to leave for future generations? At some time, we all consider sharing... [ READ MORE... ]
By Chris Wood
That much closer…
Today, the head of the EPA announced that the agency would begin a process that could lead to the prohibition of industrial scale mining in Bristol Bay Alaska. Protecting Bristol Bay has been Trout Unlimited ’s top priority for nearly a decade. Tens of thousands of... [ READ MORE... ]
Alaska’s top sporting event is the 1,000 mile Iditarod sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome and this year a woman whose passion is to protect Bristol Bay wild salmon is competing in the grueling long-distance event.
Monica Zappa, 30, is dedicating her first Iditarod race toward raising public... [ READ MORE... ]
by Mark Kaelke
TU Southeast Alaska Project Director
Alaska is a place ruled by seasons and cycles that get fairly predictable after you experience them a few times. We harvest fish, berries and our gardens in the summer, hunt and chop wood in the fall, do various forms of sledding or skiing, take... [ READ MORE... ]