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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Pebble Pedalers Featured in the Winter Edition of Trout Magazine

"Trout Magazine is the quarterly publication of Trout Unlimited, America’s foremost coldwater fisheries conservation organization. TU is also our nonprofit partner on the ride. TU boasts 135,000 members and 500 chapters across the country. Trout’s mission is to provide engaging, informative conservation information the members and prospective members."

The Article is featured in the Pocket water section of the magazine and begins....

"Last summer, two brothers began a 17,000-mile bicycle odyssey to draw
attention to and raise support for protecting the Bristol Bay watershed from
the Pebble Mine—the largest proposed open pit mine in North America. The
mine would be built in Southwest Alaska’s Bristol Bay near the headwaters of the
Nushagak and Kvichak, two of the most productive salmon-producing rivers in
the world.

The brothers, Seth Berling and Parker Berling, began their journey in July and
will ride through 15 countries—from Prudhoe Bay, the northernmost point accessible
by road in Alaska, to Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost tip of Argentina.
Their trip, which is supported by TU and various gear companies, is expected to
take more than a year....."

If you are interested in becoming a member of Trout Unlimited visit www.tu.org and if you are interested in learning the latest from Bristol Bay or want to learn how to help us take action against the Pebble Mine visit www.savebristolbay.org

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