Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.16.19

Yesterday, the U.S. Forest Service announced that it will release its draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the Alaska Roadless Rule this week, with a preferred alternative to repeal long-standing protections for more than 9 million acres of . . .

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The Everglades’ Wild Hope

We leave Flamingo at sunrise. The fishing guide, Jason Sullivan, guns the throttle of his skiff, beelining us through Whitewater Bay. We come to a stop in a river mouth—engine cut, wash shooshing against the stern—where the mud gives off the deep, . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.09.19

Today, Trout Unlimited and sportfishing businesses from Bristol Bay sued the Environmental Protection Agency over their decision to remove protections for the Bristol Bay region from threats posed by the Pebble mine proposal. The group . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.18.19

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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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.11.19

he devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian–especially on the Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands–is simply mind-blowing. Aside from the sustained 185-mph winds, a 20-foot storm surge powered over the Abacos. Nearly all the residents of the region . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.04.19

Hurricane Dorian stalled over Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands from Sunday through yesterday, with sustained winds of 185 mph, causing massive destruction and flooding. We still do not know the full extent of the damage and may not for several. . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.14.19

The U.S. Forest Service has undertaken an initiative to update its regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA. Signed into law in 1970 by President Nixon, NEPA is one of our country’s bedrock environmental laws, . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.07.19: Pebble Mine Edition

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it was withdrawing the 2014 Proposed Determination, which ” would have safeguarded Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble mine and other large-scale industrial development by . . .

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Essay and Photos: Fishing For Change in Honduras

There have been just a few experiences in my life that have rearranged my list of priorities and changed the course of my decisions. If you asked me to describe them and their impact on me, you would probably get a poorly articulated but . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 07.31.19

Back in February 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it would invoke the Clean Water Act to protect Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine project. Yesterday, the agency withdrew those protections, claiming that . . .

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