Skip to main content

Action Alert: Stop the Enbridge Pipeline

Action Alert: Stop the Enbridge Pipeline
The pipeline's proposed route. Image courtesy of Banktrack.org

As some of you might have read in the latest issue of Fly Fisherman, Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada is supporting an oil industry proposal that would create a pipeline from Alberta's Tar Sands to the coast of British Columbia, bisecting hundreds of the world's most productive salmon and steelhead streams.  As the recent disasters in Michigan and Yellowstone reveal, these pipelines are hardly benign.  When they break--and they break often--ecosystems and the people that depend on them are devastated.  My own childhood fishing friend, Liam Wood, was killed in 1999 while fly fishing when a gas pipeline ruptured upstream and flooded the river valley with flammable vapor.

The pipeline's proposed route. Image courtesy of Banktrack.org

Public testimony is being collected now online and in Kitimat and Terrace on the proposed Enbridge Pipeline.   Please take a moment to submit your comments.  Go to: http://gatewaypanel.review-examen.gc.ca/efile/LetterOfComment.aspx

And if you'd like to see an gorgeous and moving documentary on the proposed Enbridge Pipeline called SPOIL, visit:  http://vimeo.com/19582018


And please, suggest your friends also submit their comments.  Though this proposed pipeline maybe thousands of miles from your home, the next may be crossing your local watershed.


Get Your Fish On.

Plan your next fishing and boating adventure here.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Scientific Anglers Amplitude Infinity

Scientific Anglers Amplitude Infinity

Scientific Anglers Amplitude Infinity

George Daniels Hauling Tuck Cast

George Daniels Hauling Tuck Cast

George Daniels Hauling Tuck Cast

Tying the Double Barrel Popper

Tying the Double Barrel Popper

All these tricks can be put to use on poppers or sliders for anything with fins, from panfish to billfish.

Hobie MirageDrive 360 Kayak Propulsion: Amazing Control and Power

Hobie MirageDrive 360 Kayak Propulsion: Amazing Control and Power

The Hobie MirageDrive 360 pedal propulsion system is the pinnacle of kayak control with more efficient fin designs, glide technology and allows the boat to be moved in any direction.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

Here are seven important strategies from some of the world's best nymph fishermen.7 Tips for Rigging Your Nymphs like a Pro Beginners

7 Tips for Rigging Your Nymphs like a Pro

George Daniel - March 11, 2019

Here are seven important strategies from some of the world's best nymph fishermen.

This line control is one of the unique aspects of fly fishing.How to Mend, Set the Hook, and Strip Line Beginners

How to Mend, Set the Hook, and Strip Line

Landon Mayer | Illustrations by Joe Mahler - August 11, 2020

This line control is one of the unique aspects of fly fishing.

You can be a successful freshwater fly fisher with just the nine knots shown here.9 Best Fly Fishing Knots You Should Know Beginners

9 Best Fly Fishing Knots You Should Know

Fly Fisherman Staff | Illustrations by Joe Mahler

You can be a successful freshwater fly fisher with just the nine knots shown here.

You don't always catch large trout in these alpine lakes and streams, but even the small ones are brightly colored treasures.Alpine Lakes for Remote Monsters Trout

Alpine Lakes for Remote Monsters

Landon Mayer - April 18, 2018

You don't always catch large trout in these alpine lakes and streams, but even the small ones...

See More Trending Articles

More Conservation

Joe Hemming is the 2019 Conservationist of the year.Joe Hemming: 2019 Conservationist of the Year Conservation

Joe Hemming: 2019 Conservationist of the Year

Josh Greenberg - January 02, 2019

Joe Hemming is the 2019 Conservationist of the year.

Removing the four lower Snake dams must be part of any real salmon and steelhead restoration strategy.Public Comment on Snake River Dam Removal Conservation

Public Comment on Snake River Dam Removal

Fly Fisherman Staff - November 11, 2020

Removing the four lower Snake dams must be part of any real salmon and steelhead restoration...

Reauthorized Act Creates New Wild & Scenic Rivers, Protects the Yellowstone, and Creates Umpqua Steelhead Sanctuary.Reauthorized Act is to Protect Public Land and Sustain Clean Watersheds Conservation

Reauthorized Act is to Protect Public Land and Sustain Clean Watersheds

David Karczynski - September 20, 2019

Reauthorized Act Creates New Wild & Scenic Rivers, Protects the Yellowstone, and Creates...

Yakutia Airlines has promised the same service in 2020 for its ninth consecutive season.Kamchatka Travel Update Conservation

Kamchatka Travel Update

Ross Purnell - February 19, 2020

Yakutia Airlines has promised the same service in 2020 for its ninth consecutive season.

See More Conservation

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE Arrow

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Fly Fisherman App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Fly Fisherman subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now