More ‘Pebble Tapes’ Releases Continue To Incriminate Mining Execs (Updated)

It hasn’t been a good fall for the Pebble Mine project, which got a boost from late summer’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Impact Statement. But when an environmental group secretly taped incriminating conversations among Pebble’s leaders, it prompted Pebble Partnership’s CEO Tom Collier to step down. Today brought the release of more taped … Read more More ‘Pebble Tapes’ Releases Continue To Incriminate Mining Execs (Updated)

Conservationists Filing Suit To Block POW Island Wolf Trapping

Here’s more from the Anchorage Daily News via the Associated Press: The lawsuit filed Monday by the Alaska Wildlife Alliance asks a state judge to intervene in a proposal by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to open a 16-day trapping season next month, CoastAlaska reported. Joel Bennett, a former member of the state Board … Read more Conservationists Filing Suit To Block POW Island Wolf Trapping

Forest Service Set To Repeal Roadless Rule For Protecting Tongass NF (Updated)

Here’s some reaction to the pending repeal of protection for the Tongass from Trout Unlimited: JUNEAU, AK— An announcement expected tomorrow by the U.S. Forest Service says the agency will repeal the Roadless Rule on the Tongass National Forest, opening previously-protected lands containing rare, old-growth trees to industrial clear-cut logging and construction of expensive and highly-subsidized logging roads. Removing the Roadless Rule from the Tongass is the most extreme of six alternatives considered by the Forest … Read more Forest Service Set To Repeal Roadless Rule For Protecting Tongass NF (Updated)

GMU 5A Federal Subsistence Moose Hunt To Close

The following is courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service: Under the authority of: 36 CFR Part 242.10 and .1950 CFR Part 100.10 and .19 YAKUTAT, Alaska – Yakutat District Ranger Lee Benson, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is closing the 2020 Federal subsistence moose season for that portion of Unit 5A east of the Dangerous … Read more GMU 5A Federal Subsistence Moose Hunt To Close

SCI Alaska Raffle Includes Epic Dall Sheep Hunt

The following is courtesy of the Alaska chapter of Safari Club International: Here is your opportunity to win the hunt of a lifetime. SCI Alaska Chapters 2021 AK Governors Tok Management Dall Sheep Permit All-Inclusive Hunt Raffle. Click the following, for more information or to buy tickets:: https://aksafariclub.org/dall-sheep-hunt-raffle/ “Unquestionably The Best Dall Sheep Hunt Raffle … Read more SCI Alaska Raffle Includes Epic Dall Sheep Hunt

‘Pebble Tapes’ Fallout: Resignation By Face Of Mining Company Operation

The following appears in the October issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY CHRIS COCOLES As it’s gone with many fallen public figures, leaked video or audiotape can abruptly end it all. So is the case with Tom Collier, now a former frontman of the group behind Bristol Bay’s Pebble Mine project. In late September, media … Read more ‘Pebble Tapes’ Fallout: Resignation By Face Of Mining Company Operation