There was a meadowlark here yesterday. I know there was.
I know because I rolled down the window and said “Look! Clare. Look at the bird.”
I pointed to the little yellow breast, perched on the barb wire.
“Clare, look at the meadowlark.”
She turned in her carseat to where I pointed.
“Do you see it... [ READ MORE... ]
Maybe you have seen this going around? About the little fish that our big fish eat?
As fishermen, we fight over a lot of things: water, hatcheries, habitat, harvest.
But when’s the last time we took a stand for something from which we all benefit? You know, like what happens in the ocean, where... [ READ MORE... ]
There was a time, a better time, or so they say, when good legislation made it through Congress on its merits. Those days, if they even existed, are long gone replaced with a modern version of political division – one so deep even good ideas easily get the boot.
It’s a climate that leaves many... [ READ MORE... ]
By Rob Sanderson, Jr.
My grandmother who raised me taught me an important lesson — take care of the land and water, and it will take care of our present and future generations. I try to live by that principle every day. That’s why I’m speaking out about industrial developments happening near my... [ READ MORE... ]
The Next Steps for Bristol Bay
By Tim Bristol
Recently, we reached a significant waypoint on the long, winding road to Bristol Bay Protection but it’s important remember the journey is far from over.
On February 28th The EPA sent a letter to the State of Alaska, the Pebble Limited Partnership and... [ READ MORE... ]
Rekindling the Republican Side of Conservation
Former Alaska State Senate President Rick Halford, a republican, speaks to the responsibility that we have to protect Bristol Bay's renewable resources in this short video.
“Democracy way over represents the need and greed of the present; and way... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]