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“ I think we just have to keep beating on the drum. Anything that you really treasure, you have to speak out. Speak out not just once or twice, but constantly. ”
First Lady of Alaska 1974 - 1982 ~ The Wild
"Do we love salmon? I don't even know if love is a strong enough word. It is who we are. It is who our people have been and who our people will continue to be."
Yup'ik Fisherman - 'The Wild'
Invest in Bristol Bay
Your purchase puts money directly into the hands of the United Tribes of Bristol Bay.
Bristol Bay is the worlds last fully intact salmon ecosystem
Bristol Bay's Indigenous Peoples are the world's last fully intact salmon culture
Wild salmon runs have been decimated everywhere
No dams. no logging. No fish-farms or hatcheries.
Just pristine ecosystems perfect for wild salmon to thrive and regenerate forever.
"[Bristol Bay] supports over 15,000 American jobs, generates $658 million in total labor income/year, and is worth over $1.5 billion. This will continue if the headwater streams remain intact."
All of this faces ruin
Mining interests across the globe have set their sites on Bristol Bay
There's over 500 Billion dollars worth of gold, copper, and molybdenum in Bristol Bay. Directly in the headwaters of the world's last vital salmon spawning system...
and there are people who will say anything to get it
But there is no other place left for wild salmon like bristol bay
Rick Halford (R) - former President, Alaska State Senate:
"These places have been eliminated from the earth, time after time, after time. This is the last one left that's a complete ecosystem... We don't have the right to do that to future generations. We shouldn't be selling the legacy of wild salmon from this Earth to some foreign company."