A group of Alaska and Pacific Northwest residents – mostly commercial and sport fishermen, along with charter operators and guides, -- are speaking out in Washington, D.C., this week on behalf of wild Alaska salmon from the Tongass National Forest.
Congratulations to filmmakers Ian Majszak and Bryan Gregson for getting a bit of recognition for their new short film about Trout Unlimited’s Tongass 77 campaign in Southeast Alaska.
TU Alaska Director Tim Bristol (Photo by Darren Dorris)
A sustainable Tongass timber company expands in Southeast Alaska
Major changes are afoot in the country’s largest national forest, the 17-million-acre Tongass in Southeast Alaska. And many of them bode well for fish and wildlife. The most important is arguably the U.S.
Alaska's Tongass National Forest Shifts Focus from Timber to Salmon
Jim Leslie’s life used to revolve around cutting old-growth timber. These days the Vietnam vet and longtime resident of Wrangell, Alaska, makes his living behind the wheel of jet boats, ferrying visitors to picturesque areas to view wildlife, glaciers and salmon.
Work got under way in Alaska's Tongass National Forest this summer to repair a key salmon-producing river as part of a collaborative project by the Forest Service, Trout Unlimited, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and the Sitka Conservation Society.
Eight veterans and active duty personnel are spending this week at a luxury, fly-out fishing lodge in the heart of the salmon-rich Bristol Bay region.
Alaska's 2012 Commercial Salmon Fishing Season Gets Under Way
The 2012 commercial salmon harvesting season is under way in Alaska.
Restoring Salmon Habitat: A Jobs Creator for Southeast Alaska
The 17-million-acre Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska is a vast, wild landscape pulsing with some of the world’s most productive freshwater systems for salmon and trout. Everything here revolves around fish, whether it’s for income, recreation or simply putting food on the table.
Salmon in the Trees Exhibit to be Installed in Wrangell, AK