Monthly Archives: July 2009

Alaska Native Villagers Sue to Halt Mine Project

Trout Unlimited’s Alaska Director, Tim Bristol, is quoted in the Los Angeles Times. To read it, go to: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2009/07/villagers-file-suit-to-halt-massive-pebble-mine-above-bristol-bay.html Photo credit: Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times

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Conservation Wave Builds in West

  “We’re not trying to take anything away; we’re not trying to change anything. We’re just trying to protect it like it is.” With those words, Greg McReynolds, public lands coordinator for TU’s Sportsmen’s Conservation Project, sums up the reasons … Continue reading

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Ranchers, TU working together

Here’s a YouTube interview with Montana rancher Walt Sales, who has worked with TU’s Montana Water Project to improve streamflows and trout habitat on his property.  Trout Unlimited is working on scores of collaborative projects across the West that show … Continue reading

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Eat Wild!

In the second Eat Wild! event of the summer, Trout Unlimited Alaska and chefs from one of Anchorage’s finest restaurants, Sacks Café, served fresh Bristol Bay sockeye salmon last Saturday to scores of Alaskans and tourists. The Eat Wild! event took … Continue reading

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Seattle Chefs Help Protect Bristol Bay Salmon

   A unique collaboration between Trout Unlimited Alaska and a group of Seattle chefs is helping to put fresh Bristol Bay sockeye salmon on the plates of Seattle diners this summer, raising consumer awareness about the threat the salmon face from … Continue reading

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The Drake Magazine Features TU’s Tom Reed As “The Protector”

In the several years leading up to the passage of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, TU’s Tom Reed has put thousands of miles on his truck, took a nine-day trip on horseback across the Wyoming Range with a … Continue reading

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Eons to evolve, the Roan’s native trout are in peril

The Roan Plateau in western Colorado is home to some of the last genetically pure populations of Colorado River cutthroat trout in the state, but the fish’s future is in doubt thanks largely to efforts to drill the top of … Continue reading

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Colorado Cuttslam

Kirk Deeter, editor-at-large for Field and Stream Magazine, accompanied the Sportsmen’s Conservation Project on a tour of Colorado’s native cutthroat trout country in hopes of catching all three subspecies (Colorado River, greenback, Rio Grande) in three days and highlighting the … Continue reading

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Colorado Cutthroat Trout Conservation Tour–Day 3

Three days, three cutthroats. Heading south from the upper Arkansas Valley, TU’s Sportsmen Conservation Project, along with Field and Stream Magazine’s Kirk Deeter, ventured into the San Luis Valley in search of Rio Grande cutthroats. The upper Rio Grande River–the … Continue reading

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High Court Ruling Could Threaten Lake Iliamna

The Anchorage Daily News recently published an opinion piece by Bristol Bay commercial fisherman, Izetta Chambers, about how last month’s Supreme Court decision on the Kensington mine in Southeast Alaska could affect salmon-spawning habitat in Bristol Bay. Read the piece … Continue reading

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