Last week’s House subcommittee hearing was host to some heated debate but not when it came to a piece of legislation dealing with Hermosa Creek outside of Durango.
We’re used to D.C. being the scene of some intense battles, but we have to admit - hearing across the board support for conservation... [ READ MORE... ]
By Dwayne Meadows and Scott Hed
You’ve worked pretty darn hard at this. You’ve called, written letters, donated and answered the calls to action nearly every time we’ve asked. Thank you. Because you and thousands of others weighed in, the EPA released their Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment on Jan... [ READ MORE... ]
We all dream of a life on the water. Sneaking a flow update at work, many of us pause and think if I could quit my job and work in the fishing industry all would be wonderful. Maybe I would guide, own a shop, work in conservation, I might just go out to my garage and invent something wonderful... [ READ MORE... ]
By Tim Bristol
Over the past 7 years, Trout Unlimited has worked with local communities, Alaska Native tribes, the commercial fishing industry, jewelers, chefs, restaurant owners, and sportsmen and women across the country to stop the Pebble Mine.
After three years of study, the EPA has released... [ READ MORE... ]
The Pulp Fly phenomenon has struck again - for the third time - churning out yet another collection of top-notch writing with some well known, and some soon to be well-known outdoor writers in the industry.
The visionaries behind this series took a cue from the publishers of the early 20th century... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]