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Photo by Tim Romano Step 1: Take a deep breath. Really. Have you done it? Ok good. Now keep reading. On Friday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers accepted Pebble’s application for permits to mine in Bristol Bay. Step 2: repeat step one. The fact that the Pebble mine proposal even got this far is [ READ MORE... ]
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TU does more work than any other organization in the country to make fishing better. For example, in Mill Creek, a tributary to the Russian River in California, we worked for seven years with our partners to remove a dam to reopen 14 miles of critical spawning habitat for imperiled Coho salmon. [ READ MORE... ]
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blog BY chris_wood ON December 23 - 1 COMMENTS
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By Chris Wood Last week, I had an hour between meetings in Carmel, California, so I called Tim Frahm, who directs our CA coastal steelhead work. He invited me to look at a project that Christy Fischer, his spouse, and he had worked on. Over chicken sandwiches they told me a riveting story about how [ READ MORE... ]
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By Chris Wood President Trump came into office with the promise to “make America great again.” A steady diet of less natural resource protection has followed. Less protection for small streams under the Clean Water Act. Less protection for national monuments. Less protection for amazing landscapes [ READ MORE... ]
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Pride of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon.    By: Nelli Williams    In the holiday spirit? Looking for ways to support TU’s work in Alaska while knocking a few things off your holiday to do list? Here are a few ideas from the TU Alaska Team.   Bristol Bay wild salmon - serve at a holiday party or send [ READ MORE... ]
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Cartoon by Michael O'Meara The past several months the Pebble Partnership, who aims to develop the highly controversial and widely opposed Pebble Mine in Bristol, Bay Alaska, has been touting their new mine plans to Alaskans in hopes of winning them over with new "smaller" and "safer" design claims [ READ MORE... ]
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By Jenny Weis You learned the facts about the massive proposed Pebble Mine. You've seen the fish pictures. Maybe you've released the legendary rainbows back into the cold, clear water. You've read the science. You've been outraged at the lies told by the Pebble Partnership.  And then, you took [ READ MORE... ]
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By Nelli Williams Standing in a packed elementary school gym last week I found myself once again marveling at the persistence and perseverance of the people when it comes to protecting Bristol Bay’s salmon resources. The fight to safeguard Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine has been waging [ READ MORE... ]
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By: Jenny Weis Eating delicious, wild, Bristol Bay salmon in your home just got easier thanks to TU Gold-level business member, Pride of Bristol Bay. (Click to order!*) Let me tell you why I'm so excited about this.  Fishing Bristol Bay is amazing in its own right. The trout are enormous, the [ READ MORE... ]
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Alaska Program director, Nelli Williams, holds a microphone for a crowd of Pebble Mine opponents saying, "Wrong Mine, Wrong Place!" at a Monday rally in Anchorage. Photo by Brandon Hill From an op-ed published in the Alaska Dispatch News. Amid another EPA comment period regarding protections for [ READ MORE... ]
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