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Meghan Barker

  • Gear reviews

    Southline Industries USA’s commitment to Bristol Bay

    Southline Industries USA, a veteran-owned small business, has crafted new knife sheaths and apparel for outdoor enthusiasts who are steadfast in their commitment to permanently protecting Bristol Bay. Fifty percent of proceeds from apparel will be donated to TU’s Save Bristol Bay efforts.   Southline has produced a new hand-crafted Kydex sheath for the Victorinox 3.25-inch paring/utility knife. This sheath is an improvement to the original…

  • Conservation

    Meet the 2021 Save Bristol Bay guide ambassadors

    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 2021 Save Bristol Bay Guide Ambassadors. Click their profiles to plan your trip to Bristol Bay…

  • 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…