Wednesday Wake-Up Call 02.13.19

The anti-Pebble coalition is keeping its powder dry for an important public-comment period in the coming weeks.
Image Cory Luoma, Fly Out Media

Yesterday, the Unite States Senate passed a massive public-lands conservation bill, with remarkable bipartisan support. With a vote of 92-8, the National Resources Management Act now heads to . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 02.06.19

Chattanooga River in North Carolina
Photo by Alan Cressler/USGS

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a weekly roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 01.30.19

We’ve been applauding Florida’s new Governor, Ron DeSantis, for a couple weeks now, and he shows no sign of slowing down in his campaign to re-envision the way state government thinks about Everglades restoration and solving the state’s . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 01.23.19

President and CEO of Trout Unlimited, Chris Wood, penned a column on the TU blog about how the long government shutdown has hampered restoration efforts across the country and stopped anglers from accessing the places the love to hunt and . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 01.16.19


Florida’s new Governor, Ron DeSantis, made the environment a centerpiece of his campaign, but environmentalists wanted to see if he’d put his money where his mouth is. So far, the signs are promising, as Governor DeSantis . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 12.12.18


The proposed site for Pebble Mine is a near the headwaters of important salmon habitat, which means that a dam failure could be catastrophic.
All photos by Pat Clayton

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a weekly roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore. . .

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#MomentofChill 12.07.18: Plains Bison

The bison (Bison bison) of Yellowstone have inhabited the region continuously since prehistoric times. The Yellowstone herd is the nation’s largest on public land, and their genetics have. . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.07.18


An attempt to add protections for Alaska’s wild salmon was beaten back at the polls.
Photo by Pat Clayton, Fish Eye Guy Photography

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been advocating a “YES” vote on a Montana ballot initiative that would have required hard-rock mining companies seeking new permits to show they will not cause perpetual . . .

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