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Browsing the "Alaska" Tag

Admin hid EPA analysis questioning Bristol Bay Pebble Mine, key doc reveals

The Trump administration has abandoned EPA's decades-old system of ranking and grading environmental impact statements. Instead disregards science. [...]

August 21, 2019 Conservation, Pebble Mine LP, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Book Review: Stronghold by Tucker Malarkey about Guido Rahr’s salmon passion

Salmon feed us, and their presence tells us that our rivers are still healthy. At least 137 different species depend on the marine-rich nutrients that wild salmon provide. [...]

August 13, 2019 Book Review, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Salmon Fishing, Slide

We cannot let the admin divvy up Togiak National Wildlife Refuge among their friends

Currently, the places we hunt, fish, hike, and camp are under daily attack by a sinister political mob. If you do not know that, you're quickly shorn. [...]

August 12, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide

Trump Administration Reneges on Protections for Alaska’s Salmon Fishery

The mine Pebble will be the largest gold mine in the world and the largest open-pit mine in North America, built in headwaters of the world’s largest wild salmon runs. [...]

July 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide

How could protecting Alaska’s salmon become a vote against something?

Alaska in the news: its fantastical landscapes, wildness, fisheries abundance commercially and outdoors folks’ abundant choices of game fish. Let’s keep it that way. [...]

July 17, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide

Salmon Migrate Using Earth’s Magnetic Field

Read John Waldman’s Running Silver, an ecological history on the East Coast’s rivers ecological history on the East Coast’s rivers and their fish. [...]

July 10, 2019 Atlantic Salmon Federation News, FEATURE STORY, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Alaska and voles – mousing your way to victory

Funny, but even where mice are not prevalent, the pattern of a mouse, vole, or shrew will draw fire from trouts - and big ones. [...]

July 9, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Kill Pebble Mine, not the world’s most robust salmon fishery

Pink salmon are different from all other salmon species. Their life is just two years long, from egg to death after spawning. [...]

July 8, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Put politics aside. We need to stand against an unprincipled act

There are appropriate places to mine but the home of the largest sockeye salmon run in the world is absolutely godawful. [...]

May 28, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Opinion: As Alaskans consider Pebble Mine, a cautionary tale from Montana

The Berkeley Pit is full of highly contaminated water, containing copper, arsenic and other heavy metals that leach out of the rock. [...]

May 22, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide