Hunters, Anglers Blast 5 US Senators Who Want To Strip EPA From Regulating Pebble Mine

By Andy Walgamott, on April 16th, 2014 THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPORTSMAN’S ALLIANCE FOR ALASKA Today, 14 leading sportsmen’s and conservation groups expressed their strong opposition to the Regulatory Fairness Act, which would halt the EPA’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine. The groups sent a letter outlining … Read more Hunters, Anglers Blast 5 US Senators Who Want To Strip EPA From Regulating Pebble Mine

ADFG’s King Salmon Assessment

From the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:   Chinook Salmon Research Initiative (ADFG photo) Chinook (king) salmon have been returning in fewer numbers to many Alaska rivers, requiring painful restrictions on fisheries that harvest these stocks. Widespread shortfalls became apparent during the 2007 fishing season, but scientists date the onset of the declines with … Read more ADFG’s King Salmon Assessment

$4.1 Billion Is A Lot Of Bucks (And Bulls, too)

  So this is why Alaskans are so concerned about all things hunting and fishing. From the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Press Release: March 13, 2014 Contact: Maria Gladziszewski, Assistant Director, Division of Wildlife Conservation, Juneau, (907) 465-4114 Wildlife Interests Worth $4.1 Billion to Alaska’s Economy, New Study Finds (Juneau) – Almost a … Read more $4.1 Billion Is A Lot Of Bucks (And Bulls, too)