The following press release is courtesy of the Bristol Bay Defense Alliance: DILLINGHAM, AK – New analysis shows that the Pebble’s plan and environmental review does not adequately account for seismic risks at the proposed mine site, leaving the region’s fishery, communities and cultures exposed to significant devastation. A peer-reviewed study by an international team … Read more Did Army Corps EIS Overlook Earthquake Risk For Pebble Project?
The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: VALDEZ, Alaska – “Put the time in. If you’re willing to be patient, most of the time you’ll end up with nice fish,” said Jim Rothenbuhler shortly after catching the 201.2 pound halibut that puts him in the lead in the Valdez Halibut Derby. “Fishing is one of … Read more New Leader (201.2 Pounds) In Valdez Halibut Derby
The following appears in the June issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY BRIAN WATKINS Goat hunting is not for the faint of heart. It takes determination, stamina, focus and endurance. I often hear the saying, “I’m too old to goat hunt,” but I disagree with that assertion. Age knows no limits. That’s apparent in my … Read more Fathers And Sons, Billies And Bucks On Kodiak
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Fairbanks) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is closing the Tanana River drainage to sport fishing for king salmon effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020. All king salmon caught while fishing for other species may not be removed from the … Read more Tanana River King Salmon Fishery Shutting Down
Many Alaskans, including Native groups, have been fighting for possible oil and gas leasing of land near the massive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which features abundant wildlife. The Trump administration’s plans to open up areas of ANWR for leasing were announced on Thurdsday. Here’s CNN with more: The Bureau of Land Management plan announced on … Read more 18.3 Million Acres On North Slope Could Open For Oil Leasing In Feds’ New Plan
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Anchorage) – The 2020 Youth-Only Fishery for king salmon on Campbell Creek in Anchorage will take place Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, 2020, from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. A survey was conducted on the creek this week and counts of king … Read more Youth-Only King Salmon Fishery In Campbell Creek On June 27-28
The following is courtesy of Defend Bristol Bay: Dear Supporter, We can’t lie to you, the next few weeks are going to be challenging. We anticipate that the Army Corps of Engineers will release the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Pebble Mine project in the next few weeks. This is a huge step … Read more Next Pebble Mine Virtual Townhall Set For June 30