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  • Conservation Featured Government Affairs

    Critical document release confirms the damage Pebble will bring to Bristol Bay

    On Thursday, July 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a critical document in the permit application review process for the proposed Pebble mine: the final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). The FEIS shows more than 191 miles of streams and 4,614 acres of wetlands would be impacted if phase one of the proposed Pebble mine advances, with 185 miles…

  • Community Diversity Featured Voices from the river Women

    From Brooklyn to Asheville

    The road that led me to quit my job and fly fish in North Carolina that summer was as twisty as the Blue Ridge Parkway itself. But after seven cancer surgeries and radiation, multiplied with the strain of a big job in a big city, the cracks began to show

    Editor's note: In 2016, Danielle Arceneaux, a black professional woman from Brooklyn, quit her job and moved full-time to Asheville, N.C., in part to pursue fly fishing. This is the first installment in a series of blog posts that will describe Danielle's experience on the water in Asheville. By Danielle Arceneaux The road that led…

  • Conservation Featured

    New NEPA rule a disappointment for anglers

    "Any actions that limit transparency and public engagement are actions that undermine trust and forsake opportunities to bring stakeholders together. Federal decision making can be a time-consuming process, but quick decisions often lead to bad decisions," says TU's Chris Wood about rollbacks to NEPA 

    The Trump administration announced final rollbacks to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) today, a bedrock environmental law signed in 1970 to balance environmental risks when permitting major projects such as pipelines and highways. The final rule cuts opportunity for public participation, reduces considerations of climate change when making decisions and significantly curtails the amount…

  • Advocacy Featured

    Keeping the heat on for Bristol Bay

    Wild salmon pour into the rivers of Bristol Bay right now as they have for centuries, reminding us, once again, how truly incredible this place, its salmon and its way of life are. Meanwhile, TU’s Save Bristol Bay campaign is gearing up for critical milestones in the coming month — bringing the months and years…

  • Community Diversity Featured

    We are TU: Emily Heath

    We care about clean water, healthy fisheries and vibrant communities. We roll up our sleeves to volunteer, we sit on our boards, and we strategize as members and leaders of staff. We want you to join us.  For a discounted first-time membership, click here:  The aim of this blog series is to highlight our friends, in…