Take Action to Protect Alaska’s Chilkat River from Mining Impacts

April 18th, 2023

Today, American Rivers named Southeast Alaska’s Chilkat-Klehini river system the 8th most endangered river in the United States, due to the proposed Palmer Mine, a copper-zinc mine at the headwaters of the Chilkat Watershed. The Chilkat Watershed sustains Southeast Alaska’s strongest wild Pacific salmon runs, and brown (coastal grizzly) and black bears, people, and the… Read the complete post or our blog for all news.

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