Wednesday Wake-Up Call

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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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.28.18

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' new report on Pebble Mine seems awfully short. Photo by Pat Clayton, Fish Eye Guy Photography
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 . . .
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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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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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