Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Bristol Bay" Tag

Fishermen schooled Congress on impacts of Pebble Mine

“Nowhere in the world has a mine of this type and size been located in a place as ecologically sensitive as Bristol Bay.” [...]

November 18, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Fish Bristol Bay before our country gives it to foreigners to mine

Study: 92% of copper mines in US that produce the vast majority of the country’s copper fail to capture or treat wastewater. [...]

October 23, 2019 Alaska, Bristol Bay, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Trout, salmon groups sue EPA over scrapped Pebble Mine pollution limits plan

That decision was “arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, and not in accordance with law,” the litigants alleged in their complaint. [...]

October 10, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Murkowski gives Pebble Mine a stern warning with submitted report language

Our relatives have died defending America. Let's unite around conservation and smother attempts to sell our public lands and take away our hunting and fishing rights. [...]

October 8, 2019 Alaska, Clean Water Rule, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Pacific salmon, Public Lands, 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

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

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

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

The Case Against the Pebble Mine—“Not Now, Not Ever”

Joel Reynolds' take on Pebble Mine as one of the most reckless, widely-opposed development projects anywhere in the world today. [...]

December 4, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Pay your way forward. Vote for the environment

Extraction has positive and negative legacies. Increasingly there are unanswerable questions about environmental, social and economic sustainability. [...]

October 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide