Tag Archives: Bristol Bay

Women Military Head to Bristol Bay on Project Healing Waters Trip

It’s common these days to hear about groups of service members or veterans heading off to sport fish on trips sponsored by the non-profit Project Healing Waters and partner organizations, including Trout Unlimited. But the trips are usually comprised mostly … Continue reading

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TU Alaska Director Honored for Conservation Work

TU Alaska Director Tim Bristol (Photo by Darren Dorris) Trout Unlimited’s Alaska director, Tim Bristol, has been selected for a prestigious award honoring his contributions to Alaska environmental conservation. The Alaska Conservation Foundation recently named Bristol as the 2012 winner … Continue reading

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Friday 5: Positive development for Bristol Bay, T&T sells direct, and more

1) There’s good news on the Bristol Bay front.  From a recent TU press release:    Sportsmen all over America stand behind the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to end the public comment period on its Bristol Bay watershed assessment on … Continue reading

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Worth more than gold…

Friends: If the White House and EPA do not initiate the process to protect Bristol Bay before the end of July, it is unlikely to get done in a first term of President Obama’s Administration; and that would come as … Continue reading

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Introducing ‘The Friday 5′

From now on, you’ll be able to tune into the Trout Unlimited Blog to find five hot happenings in trout fishing–from landmark events to signature hatches–every Friday afternoon.  Here’s our first “Friday 5.”  1)      This week, the Great Works Dam … Continue reading

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Verdict is in: EPA, White House must stop Pebble Mine

Dear Friends, What do the chairman of the Republican Party in North Carolina; the Republican majority leader of the Alaska State Senate; and the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, a prominent Republican from Alaska, have in common with the editors … Continue reading

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Sen. Cantwell: Bristol Bay vital to Washington business

By Shoren Brown Sen. Maria Cantwell, D, Washington, held a press conference at Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle on Wednesday to underscore the strong economic and historic ties between the Bristol Bay, Alaska sockeye salmon fishery and Washington state fishermen and … Continue reading

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Pebble Mine … officially a bad idea

The Environmental Protection Agency’s watershed assessment for Bristol Bay, Alaska–released this week–officially declares that the proposed Pebble Mine would be harmful to the world’s most important salmon fishery. Now … will the agency do anything about it? I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Watch Red Gold for free and learn how to protect Bristol Bay

Starting at 9 p.m. EST, on May 17 (Thursday) you can join an online discussion hosted by Outside Magazine on the future of mining and its impact on fish, and watch a screening of Felt Soul Media’s award-winning documentary “Red … Continue reading

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Media round-up: Bristol Bay remains a hot issue

By Shoren Brown As the EPA nears a planned release date for its draft Watershed Assessment of Bristol Bay, the Anchorage Daily News says the assessment is needed. In an editorial, “Our View: EPA is doing its job,” the state’s largest newspaper … Continue reading

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