Bristol Bay in Alaska is one of the richest wild fisheries remaining in the world, if not the richest. Approximately fifty percent of all wild fish caught in North America come from Bristol Bay, including the great majority of the world’s sockeye salmon, which spawn in the headwaters of the many rivers that drain into the Bay. Over two thousand commercial permits are fished annually in the region, supporting thousands of families. Read More
Bristol Bay Advocate Honored!
Musicians United To Protect Bristol Bay is honored to congratulate our good friend Nelli Williams of Trout Unlimited-Alaska on winning this year's Orvis Breaking Barriers Award.
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To involve at least 1,000 musicians in the campaign to stop the Pebble Mine and to protect Bristol Bay, and through that process to refine and expand a model of arts activism that can be used for other issues and campaigns.
To help the people in Alaska who are leading the campaign to protect Bristol Bay and fighting to stop the Pebble Mine continue to be proud of who they are and what they do.
To help them sustain themselves and keep their strength during the long struggle to protect Bristol Bay, along with the livelihoods and culture of its peoples.
To help hundreds of thousands of people both inside and outside Alaska learn about and become active in the campaign to protect Bristol Bay, along lines determined by the Alaska-based organizations leading that fight.