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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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.24.18

The plan to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee is one step closer to reality. Graphic via the Everglades Foundation
Yesterday, President Trump signed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, which includes authorization of the 16,000-acre Everglades Reservoir. In a press release, Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg wrote: . . .
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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.10.18

The plan to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee is one step closer to reality. Graphic via the Everglades Foundation
Last month, we asked you to take action by emailing your Senators to urge them to pass S. 2800 (99-1), America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, which includes provisions authorizing the Everglades Reservoir. This morning, the bill was . . .
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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.22.18

Signs distributed by TU Alaska are popping up all around the Last frontier. Photo via tu.org
This November, Alaskans will vote on Ballot Measure 1, Salmon Habitat Protections and Permits Initiative. According to Stand for Salmon, the organization behind the initiative, "The ballot . . .
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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 07.18.18

Toxic cyanobacteria is being discharged from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers. Photo via captainsforcleanwater.org
The rolling disaster that we've been chronicling in South Florida continues unabated, as huge and disgusting algae blooms continue to choke inland waterways and red tides and fish kills plague . . .
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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 06.20.18

Bristol Bay is home to the world's last great wild salmon run--too important to fast-track Pebble's permitting process. Photo by Pat Clayton, Fish Eye Guy Photography
On April 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a 90-day public-comment period to collect opinions and information about the proposed Pebble Mine. That comment period ends on . . .
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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 06.13.18

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In Montana, nearly 10,000 miles of stream are acidic or laced with heavy metals such as lead, mercury and arsenic. This perpetual pollution – nasty stuff that literally lasts forever – from . . .
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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 04.25.18

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, . . .
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