Save Bristol Bay Blog

What would you want to tell the President about Pebble mine?

The President is coming to Bristol Bay next week and he needs to hear what YOU think about Pebble mine.

Now is the chance to make your voice heard and help demonstrate that Bristol Bay residents, fishermen, tribes, businesses and next generations who depend on healthy water and salmon want it to stay that way.

Are you ready to share your opinion with the President? Great! Here’s how:

Trout Unlimited’s Alaska Program is seeking a part-time Communications intern who will use his or her skills to help protect Alaska’s salmon and trout rivers. 

As a member of the organization’s communications team, you’ll be charged with assisting in promoting the organization, our campaign work and events both in traditional and social media. 
Duties include:

  • Writing and editing outreach and development materials  

June 4, 2015

 
CONTACT:
Tim Bristol, Trout Unlimited Alaska Program Manager, (907) 321-3291 or tbristol@tu.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Lawsuit delays EPA protections, Alaskans frustrated
Sportsmen frustrated with temporary success of Pebble's delay tactics for protections to Bristol Bay's world-class fishery

There is nothing like fresh, wild-caught Alaskan salmon. 


I learned this firsthand after moving to Alaska a couple of years ago. Coming from the midwest, I'd occasionally splurge on a fillet of grocery store salmon (wild Alaskan... whenever possible). I have always enjoyed the richness, flavor and health benefits. But I really didn't know what I was missing until I came up here.

May 28, 2015
Contact: 
Tim Bristol, Director of Trout Unlimited’s Alaska Program (907) 321-3291

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Trout Unlimited’s Alaska Program releases statement regarding Pebble Limited Partnership’s series of delay-tactic lawsuits

First case dismissed, Judge considers the merits of a second case

Big Bows… and Slobbering Lake Monsters

By Nelli Williams

Oh, how, I hope he loves this.

The rain-laden wind whipped my face. My hands, gripping a steaming mug of tea were ice. My three-year old, with his face buried in my chest, giggled with uncontrollable glee as my husband sped the boat around a bend toward the lake.

It has never been so clear that our minds are made up when it comes to Pebbleas when  The Breach film toured the state late last month. 

Commercial salmon fishermen, tribal representatives, sport anglers and salmon lovers are coming together across the southern part of the State for the Alaska premiere of the award-winning film, The Breach. The first event is 8:00 p.m., THIS Thursday, Feb. 19 at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub in Anchorage. 

Florida-based artist, Kelly Tracht, has graciously offered to sell her colorful sockeye art with the proceeds going to the Save Bristol Bay campaign. 

We asked Kelly why she was inspired to protect Bristol Bay. Here's what she had to say: