Monthly Archives: August 2009

Hunters and Anglers To Salazar: Keep BLM Lands in Bristol Bay Off-Limits to Mining

Organized by Trout Unlimited, hundreds of hunting and fishing groups representing millions of America’s conservationists and anglers, outfitters, guides, lodge owners and others have asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Bob Abbey to protect … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska, Conservation, Protection | Tagged | Leave a comment

A pipeline too far . . .

The Denver Post reports that both private and public entities like the idea of building a 500-mile pipeline to pump water from the Flaming Gorge area to thirsty Front Range communities. Does TU like the idea? Not so much. Besides … Continue reading

Posted in Protection | Tagged | 1 Comment

The Line in the Sand

The Roan Plateau in western Colorado is at the center of the responsible energy development controversy these days. Home to some of Colorado’s last pure-strain Colorado River cutthroat trout and trophy big-game herds, the Roan represents one very small oasis … Continue reading

Posted in Sportsmen's Conservation Project | Tagged | Leave a comment

TU Member Takes President Fishing

  TU member and local guide Dan Vermillion took President Obama fly-fishing on the East Gallatin River last weekend after the president vowed to try out the popular Montana sport. Read about the trip in The Washington Post or the Outside … Continue reading

Posted in All Things Fishing, Trout Magazine | Leave a comment

Sarah Palin: Use Celebrity Status to Protect Bristol Bay

Sport fishing guide and Trout Unlimited member Nanci Morris Lyon appeals to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to use her national celebrity to protect the world-class salmon fishery in Bristol Bay. Read her column here:

Posted in Alaska, Conservation, Protection | Tagged | 1 Comment

Saving Salmon

(Photo by Nick Hall) LAX Magazine published a story this summer about Bristol Bay and Trout Unlimited Alaska’s campaign to save the world’s largest sockeye salmon run from the threat of industrial-scale mining. Read the article here:

Posted in Alaska | Tagged | Leave a comment

TU Alaska Restores Watershed Damaged by Logging

Trout Unlimited Alaska and partners are working this summer to restore an important watershed that was damaged by timber harvesting some four decades ago. Starrigavan Valley, near the coastal Southeast Alaska town of Sitka, suffered heavy ecological damage in the … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska | Tagged | Leave a comment

Brothers Bicycle from Alaska to Argentina to Protect Bristol Bay Salmon

Two brothers are bicycling from Alaska to Argentina to draw attention to Bristol Bay wild salmon and the threat the fishery faces from a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine. Seth and Parker Berling, of San Francisco and San Diego, … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska, All Things Fishing, Conservation, Protection | Tagged | Leave a comment