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ANCHORAGE (August 27, 2015) – A strong majority of Alaskans would like to see Bristol Bay protected from large-scale mining, according to a new public opinion survey released today by the Benson Strategy Group. Nearly three in four Alaskans surveyed viewed the Pebble mine as risky for Alaska’s [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY nelli_williams ON June 10, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Fish On!
With some help from former ADF&G biologist and Academy instructor, Dan Dunaway, David lands a nice rainbow. Of course, the camera man was on the other side of the river when he caught the big one.
The rain-laden wind whipped my face. My hands, gripping a steaming mug of tea were ice. My three-year old, with his face buried in my chest, giggled with uncontrollable glee as my husband sped the boat around a bend toward the lake.
TU’s Save Bristol Bay Campaign is excited and honored to launch a series of articles that feature a few of the individuals who are working tirelessly behind the scenes to help build a renewable resource based legacy in Bristol Bay. Part one: Pat Vermillion, Sweetwater Travel
Blog Post BY nelli_williams ON February 2, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Alaska Program Winter Update
Thank you for your continued commitment to keeping our rivers clean and cold with plenty of good fishing. Together, we are making impressive strides toward our goals, and could not do this work without our members and supporters. You can read about our progress over the last couple months in the [ READ MORE... ]
The Save the Susitna campaign worked hard during 2014 to increase public awareness concerning the threats of the Susitna dam, both to the state’s budget and Susitna fishery. In December, thanks in part to the hard work of the TU campaign and the talented coalition, this hard work paid off. The new [ READ MORE... ]
There is no question that Alaskans want Pebble Mine stopped and Bristol Bay protected, however with a delay in the proposed EPA protections, the fight to Save Bristol Bay heats up again in 2015.
TU-AK, in collaboration with a Montana-based research firm, released an economic study in November that documented how the “Tongass Transition” is essentially stalled.
It’s been a busy and productive last few months for TU-AK’s transboundary campaign.
Liz joined TU's Alaska Program in Juneau this fall in order to assist the Salmon Beyond Borders coalition, which works tirelessly to protect Alaska's transboundary watersheds from mining proposals in B.C., Canada that can harm the salmon of Southeast Alaska. We asked Liz to share a little bit about [ READ MORE... ]