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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says no to Pebble. Again.

Published in Advocacy

After years of review, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would uphold its permit denial decision for the proposed Pebble Mine, continuing to block industrial mining from developing on top of the world’s most prolific wild salmon fishery.

Watch “School of Fish” today

Published in Community

Indigenous people and salmon have been intertwined for thousands of years in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The knowledge of harvesting, preserving and sharing fish is as important here as any lesson in a book.

Pursuing Native Connections 

Published in TROUT Magazine

Photo by Colin Arisman By Daniel Ritz How Bristol Bay Fly Fishing & Guide Academy graduates are redefining fly-fishing travel culture in Alaska. Rounding a blind bend in the Brooks River, the nearly 900-pound brown bear surprises us as it sits haunches deep, ripping into the belly of a bright red 8-to-10 pound Sockeye salmon

Alaska Kingfishers

Since 1993, Alaska Kingfishers has operated a remote Alaska Salmon Fishing camp on the banks of the Nushagak River in the heart of Bristol Bay, Alaska. The Nushagak River is home to the largest run of King Salmon in the world and it also gets a huge return of Alaska chum salmon and Alaska sockeye

State of Alaska files lawsuit to stop protections for Bristol Bay 

The lawsuit defies a strong science record and overwhelming support for Clean Water Act 404(c) protections by Bristol Bay residents, Alaskans and anglers  Contacts:   ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Today, the State of Alaska filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in U.S. Supreme Court, attempting to block Clean Water Act safeguards for the headwaters

Landmark decision finalizes safeguards for headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska after 13 years of science, public support

EPA’s Clean Water Act 404(c) Final Determination prohibits and restricts mine waste discharge in the Bristol Bay watershed and safeguards fish, rivers and a way of life; move is celebrated by Alaskans, anglers, hunters. Contacts: WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publicly announced a Clean Water Act 404(c) Final Determination finding that mine waste

Pebble Mine stopped

Published in Conservation, Featured

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