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Campaign to Stop the Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay Tops Orvis Customer Matching Grants for 2013

A national campaign to stop the controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region is the top conservation priority for The Orvis Company, Inc., said CEO Perk Perkins and Vice Chairman David Perkins as they announced the company’s 2013 Customer Matching Grants for Conservation. ... Full story

Astonishing Numbers Take Action for Bristol Bay

The country has spoken. 200,000 people took the time to submit comments on the EPA’s Watershed Assessment on Bristol Bay, AK. More impressively, 98% of them agreed with the EPA’s findings in opposing Pebble Mine. ... Full story

Buy a Tshirt and Support Bristol Bay Campaign

Allen Fly Fishing have teamed up with the artistic talents of Eric Hornung to bring you this unique, hand drawn tshirt design in support of Bristol Bay! There has been massive support from anglers and the industry for the campaign but the fight is not over yet so please help if you can. ... Full story

Poll Shows Most Alaskans Oppose Proposed Pebble Mine Project

A clear majority of Alaskans (54 percent) opposes the proposed Pebble Mine project, with fewer than one in three (32 percent) supporting it, according to a recent statewide survey conducted for Bristol Bay Native Corporation. ... Full story

The Big Issue: Losing America’s Last Great Wild Fishery

The world’s largest sockeye salmon run and the best trophy rainbow fishing anywhere will be in peril if a massive mining project known as the Pebble Mine comes to pass. This is not just Alaska’s issue. ... Full story

EPA announces plans to assess Bristol Bay environment

After a prolonged campaign against the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaksa, sporting groups nationwide applaud EPA plans to study Bristol Bay’s fish and wildlife resources. ... Full story

Latest news on the fight for Bristol Bay

The support that the industry continues to show for the Bristol Bay campaign is encouraging and inspiring. A brief update follows on happenings with the campaign, then a wrap up with a few opportunities for continued engagement and notes on outreach plans for 2010. ... Full story

Hunters and Anglers make plea to keep BLM lands near Bristol Bay Safe from Mining

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 26, 2009) -- Hundreds of hunting and fishing groups representing millions of America’s conservationists and anglers, outfitters, guides, lodge owners and others ... Full story

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