Trump Administration Poised To Open Up Oil Drilling Bids At ANWR

Here’s more from NPR: In a last-minute push, the Trump administration announced Thursday that it will auction off drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in just over a month, setting up a final showdown with opponents before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. The sale, which is now set for Jan. 6, could cap a bitter, … Read more Trump Administration Poised To Open Up Oil Drilling Bids At ANWR

Final 2020 Showing Of The Wild Today

The following is courtesy of Mark Titus, director of the films The Breach and The Wild: Let’s gather one more time to send 2020 out the door and celebrate the incredible victory For Bristol Bay we just witnessed last week with Pebble’s permit denial. What a Thanksgiving! We’ll be screening The Wild and short film, White Whale Gold Mine at … Read more Final 2020 Showing Of The Wild Today

Bristol Bay Tribal Organizations On Long-Term Protections For Fisheries (Updated)

The following press release is courtesy of United Tribes of Bristol Bay, Bristol Bay Native Association and Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation: DILLINGHAM, AK- Today, a coalition of Bristol Bay organizations released the “Call to Protect Bristol Bay,” a roadmap that outlines the true protections that provide long-term certainty for those dependent on the region’s … Read more Bristol Bay Tribal Organizations On Long-Term Protections For Fisheries (Updated)

NOAA Working With Environmental DNA Samples To Combat Invasive Crabs

Really interesting piece from NOAA Fisheries Alaska on a rather pesky species invasive of crab that’s a bit of a pest in waters not far from Alaska. Here’s more on the study involving European green crabs: Natural resource managers in British Columbia discovered several adult male and female European green crabs on Haida Gwaii this past July. … Read more NOAA Working With Environmental DNA Samples To Combat Invasive Crabs

Support Defend Bristol Bay On ‘Giving Tuesday’

Here’s more from Defend Bristol Bay about what you can do to help on #GivingTuesday: Dear Supporter, Wow! Last week delivered a massive step toward protecting Bristol Bay! For years, Alaskans have voiced their opposition to Pebble and your voices are being heard and having an impact! A win like this should be celebrated by each … Read more Support Defend Bristol Bay On ‘Giving Tuesday’

Alaskan Family Is Thankful For The Outdoors

Happy Thanksgiving from Alaska Sporting Journal! Here’s a story from our Bjorn Dihle about a family that is likely thankful for the bounty that Alaska offers. BY BJORN DIHLE Hunting guide Tia Shoemaker is fighting tooth and nail to ensure future generations will have the opportunity to experience the wilderness of Southwest Alaska. “We have … Read more Alaskan Family Is Thankful For The Outdoors

Army Corps Of Engineers Deny Pebble Mine Permit Application (Updated)

Obviously this is huge Thanksgiving eve news. Here’s more from the Anchorage Daily News: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said the agency “determined that the applicant’s plan for the discharge of fill material does not comply with Clean Water Act guidelines and concluded that the proposed project is contrary to the public interest.” Here’s … Read more Army Corps Of Engineers Deny Pebble Mine Permit Application (Updated)