Alaska Native Community Fights For Its Way Of Life In New Documentary

SEATTLE – An overflow crowd filled a room at Seattle’s flagship REI store to watch the premiere of a short but significant film on one Alaska Native community’s fight against drilling at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee tells the story of the Gwich’in people of the tiny and isolated town of Fort Yukon, Alaska. … Read more Alaska Native Community Fights For Its Way Of Life In New Documentary

Annual King Salmon Limits in Effect for Lower Cook Inlet Streams and Marine Waters

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Homer) – In favor of protecting returning king salmon and ensuring fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is implementing the following sport fishing regulation restriction in the Anchor River, Deep Creek, and Ninilchik River drainages … Read more Annual King Salmon Limits in Effect for Lower Cook Inlet Streams and Marine Waters

Wildlife Forever Issues Progress Report On Invasive Species Prevention

The following press release is courtesy of Wildlife Forever: White Bear Lake, MN – In response to the growing threat to America’s natural resources, Wildlife Forever has released their latest Clean Drain Dry Initiative report in halting the spread of invasive species. Since 2006, Wildlife Forever has formed and led a growing coalition of stakeholders, including … Read more Wildlife Forever Issues Progress Report On Invasive Species Prevention

Almost One Month Countdown To Homer Winter King Tournament

The following appears in the February issue of Alaska Sporting Journal:  Mark your calendar, get your boat ready, buy your fishing license and new salmon tackle and prepare to fish in one of Alaska’s largest fishing competitions. The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center will host its 26th annual Winter King Salmon Tournament on … Read more Almost One Month Countdown To Homer Winter King Tournament

Deadline Approaching To Apply For McNeil River Bear Viewing Slots

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: If you’re seeking a seat this summer at the best brown bear viewing site in the world, take note: The application deadline for lottery permits to visit Alaska’s McNeil River State Game Sanctuary is March 1. Located 100 air miles west … Read more Deadline Approaching To Apply For McNeil River Bear Viewing Slots

Environmental Group: Pebble Plan Is Incompatible For Salmon

  The folllowing is courtesy of Earthworks Northwest: Pebble enviro impact statement proves EPA right, mine incompatible with salmon Statement of Earthworks Northwest Program Director Bonnie Gestring “The draft environmental impact statement the Army Corps of Engineers released yesterday highlights the unacceptable consequences of the proposed Pebble Mine on the world’s greatest wild salmon fishery … Read more Environmental Group: Pebble Plan Is Incompatible For Salmon

Trump Administration Releases Draft Environmental Review For Pebble Project (UPDATED)

Today, the Trump Administration released the environmental review for the controversial Pebble Mine project in Bristol Bay. Public comments are available to be sent on March 1. Mark your calendars Alaska- the time is now to come out and tell the Army Corps that Pebble is the wrong mine for the wrong place. #SaveBristolBay pic.twitter.com/IUAzZDlEep … Read more Trump Administration Releases Draft Environmental Review For Pebble Project (UPDATED)