Monthly Archives: May 2011

TU Gears Up for Bristol Bay Guide Academy 2011

Starting next week, a group of Bristol Bay youth will gather at the Bear Trail Lodge in King Salmon, Alaska, for a week of fly fishing instruction, all expenses paid. For the third summer, Trout Unlimited and partner organizations are … Continue reading

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Bristol Bay Rivers Listed Among America’s Most Endangered

Two rivers feeding salmon-rich Bristol Bay, Alaska, are identified as some of the country’s most endangered river systems in a report released this month. The conservation watchdog group, American Rivers, said the Kvichak and Nushagak are threatened by the proposed … Continue reading

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Salmon in the Trees

The United Nations designated 2011 as International Year of Forests. It’s a global celebration highlighting actions being taken by individuals, communities, government agencies, and private groups to sustainably manage and conserve the world’s forests. In recognition of International Year of … Continue reading

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Working with ranchers on flows in Utah

Trout Unlimited’s Utah Water Project is following up on its landmark instream flow law by partnering with rancher Dave Bess to boost flows and fish on the Little Bear River. A conversion from flood to sprinkler irrigation on Bess’ property … Continue reading

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Tongass Should Be Managed for Fish First

Trout Unlimited’s Southeast Alaska project focuses on conserving and rehabilitating high-value watersheds in the Tongass National Forest. We work closely with anglers, outfitters, commercial fishermen and others in the seafood and outdoor recreation industry to encourage the Forest Service to … Continue reading

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Bristol Bay Campaign Reaches White House

During Save Bristol Bay Week in the nation’s capital, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Obama Administration heard loud and clear from a unique coalition of chefs, fishermen, Alaska Natives and others that federal officials should protect Bristol Bay from large-scale mine development. Continue reading

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