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White House bullied AK Gov, threatened EPA, and badgered the Corps on behalf of Pebble Mine

House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment takes Trump to task for his open attempt to bully the EPA, Alaska's Gov, and Corps of Engineers. [...]

November 8, 2019 Alaska, Orvis, Public Lands, RECENT, Science, Slide, wild salmon

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

Outdoor boom comes as jobs in extraction decline

From 2012 to 2016, extraction jobs declined by nearly a third as outdoor recreation employment jumped 16 percent. [...]

March 13, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Public Lands: One insult after another

Conservationists believe: "There is a 'right and duty' to use our natural resources to meet current needs - not waste them or mindlessly plunder." [...]

August 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide

So far, good hunting and fishing outcomes are “Slip slidin’ away”

Trump’s authoritarian and destructive environmental policy is one of the areas that satisfy a minority, but a dozen or more Republicans are not on board. [...]

August 8, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: Apr. 27 – May 3

Catch this weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

May 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

They got us where they want us – check mate

Clean air, safe drinking water, wildlife and wild places and public lands are a big part of why America is great - and once they're gone, they're gone for good. [...]

January 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Why we need to fight for Public Lands

A scheme of selling public lands is an old one. Carnival barkers hoodwink us with “take back” (anything, especially if it’s not theirs) [...]

May 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

NYT: A chance for Trump to save our streams

The president can take a first step toward protecting our water resources by vetoing Congress’s misguided vote to roll back stream protection. [...]

February 10, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Public Lands: House moves to encourage drilling in National Parks

If the Park Service’s drilling rules are repealed, national parks would be subjected to poorly regulated oil and gas drilling, threatening parks’ air, water and wildlife. [...]

February 1, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide