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Meghan Barker

  • Guide. Stop Pebble. Repeat.

    At the beginning of 2020, Trout Unlimited in Alaska launched the Save Bristol Bay Guide Ambassador program to connect hunting, fishing and bear-viewing guides who work and live in the region with resources to help fight the proposed Pebble mine in a critical, decision-making year.  Meet the 2020 Save Bristol Bay Guide Ambassadors.   45 Guide Ambassadors joined the program, and as they…

  • Conservation

    Three things to watch for in Bristol Bay in 2021

    It's an understatement to say 2020 was one for the books in Bristol Bay. We took on Pebble and prevailed — the proposed mine’s most important federal permit was denied. Thanks to strong science and advocates across the country putting the fraudulent and risky mine plan in the spotlight, Pebble has been stopped for now.   Thank you for…

  • Conservation

    A two-minute New Year’s resolution for conservation

    In the official decision, the Army Corps of Engineers wrote that Pebble was “contrary to public interest.” That is a direct acknowledgment of what we have all said loudly and clearly for years, and especially in 2020

    While most are looking forward to 2021 with no intention of looking back on a twisted and challenging year, I know that for many of us in the Trout Unlimited family, there was one massive bright spot we're taking away from 2020. It was the year we stopped the proposed Pebble Mine.  The decision to deny the permit…

  • We’re not giving up until we permanently protect Bristol Bay

    At the end of November, the Bristol Bay region received an early present when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied the key federal permit for the proposed Pebble Mine. We cheered and celebrated this momentous milestone that you made possible. Your actions made the difference. Thank you for speaking up and elevating the strong…

  • Conservation

    Pebble Mine stopped

    U.S. Army Corps denies permit to construct massive open-pit mine in the headwaters of Bristol Bay Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied the key permit for the proposed Pebble Mine and announced that it found the proposed Pebble mine would cause significant degradation to the Bristol Bay region.  That’s right. After nearly two decades of…

  • Featured

    Pebble Tapes intensify call for permit denial

    On Monday, a series of 12 videos showing Pebble Limited Partnership executives discussing various elements of the proposed Pebble Mine reveals their true intentions for a significantly larger mine in Bristol Bay, and detail considerable behind-the-scenes coordination with government officials.  Over the past two months, investigators posed as potential foreign investors in the Pebble Mine project had multiple recorded video conversations with now former Pebble…