“The really scary part is that we don’t currently have a say right now, at all, in how these mines are developed,” Heather Hardcastle, a gillnetter who harvests salmon on Alaska’s Taku River and is now involved with conservation group Trout Unlimited‘s transboundary river campaign, told Salon. Alaskans can participate in Canada’s public comment periods, she said, “but the Canadian government essentially doesn’t have to listen to us, or take our concerns into account.”
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Just about 330 rainbow trout eggs, which will be raised by CHB’s third grade “marine biologists,” arrived to the school on October 15.
The Monongahela National Forest in eastern West Virginia has been named by national conservation organization Trout Unlimited as one of “10 special places” at risk from shale gas drilling activities, including fracking.
The six-year-long closure of Lynn Camp Prong in Great Smoky Mountains National Park to fishing could be coming to an end.