News Releases


BC Mines Threaten Southeast Alaska Fisheries and Tourism

Alaskans Speak Up to Protect Salmon; View Chris Miller’s Taku Photo Exhibit

Media Advisory-SilverbowEvent(final) 



USDA Moves Toward Ceasing Large-Scale, Old-Growth Logging in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest But Forgets about the Fish

Forest Service Should Rapidly Move to Manage the Tongass for its Billion-Dollar Fishing Industry


Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Gov. Sean Parnell, Try to Turn Back the Clock
in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

Fishing and Tourism Jobs Threatened by Call for Increased Logging of Temperate Rainforest
TU – Murkowski Press Release (pdf)


Scientists Urge Congress to Enact Stronger Protections for Alaska Wild Salmon

Tongass 77 Would Permanently Protect 1.9 Million Acres
in Tongass National Forest for Salmon and Trout

Tongass 77 Scientist Sign-on Letter Press Release (pdf)


Fishermen, Tour Operators Press Congress to Protect
Tongass Salmon and Trout Watersheds

The Tongass 77 Proposal Would Help Guarantee a Self-Sustaining, Economic Engine
Washington DC Fishermen and Tour Operators Fly-In Press Release (pdf)


Tongass National Forest to Restore Critical Salmon Habitat this Summer

$318,000 rehabilitation project on Sitkoh River to start in June
U.S. Forest Service News Release on Sitkoh River Restoration 2012(pdf)


Fishermen to Forest Service: Grow Jobs, Protect Fish in America’s Salmon Forest

Group Asks Obama Administration, Congress, to Strengthen Conservation and Restoration of Salmon and Trout Watersheds in Tongass National Forest
Washington DC Fishermen’s Fly-In PressRelease (pdf)


Trout Unlimited Sets the Record straight with
Sealaska Corporation and Senator Murkowski

TU Calls for Strong Leadership on Meaningful Conservation Measures
Tongass77 – Sealaska Press Release (pdf)