Throughout Alaska’s waters, shellfish populations have been in decline for decades — decimated by overfishing in the 1980s and by changing ocean environments in the years since.
Federal managers are warning that there may not be enough sockeye salmon to allow a full season of subsistence fishing on the Stikine River.
A Tlingit tribe in the Southeast community of Wrangell — the Wrangell Cooperative Association — has been working to recycle electronics to reduce e-waste. That helps keep potentially toxic materials from becoming hazardous waste on the island.
Analysis by the Woodwell Climate Research Center found that the Tongass National Forest holds 44% of all the carbon stored by the United States’ national forests.
This week marks 48 years since the last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam after the Vietnam War. A Native dance group from Wrangell joined a virtual event to honor veterans of the conflict.
Fish and Game doesn’t have an answer for the almost 60% drop in salmon harvest between 2019 and 2020.
A trooper dispatch Monday said the state’s deputy fire marshal ruled the fire that destroyed Muehlberger’s home was an accident.
Alaska’s House Fisheries Committee is considering a bill that would allow Board of Fisheries and Board of Game members to join discussions even if they’ve declared they have a financial stake in the matter.
A new Forest Service proposal would let them try to stamp out water-based infestations of invasive plant species, which isn’t allowed under the current plan.
A dime-sized fragment of dog bone — more than ten-thousand years old — has given researchers new clues about how domesticated dogs first made their way to the Americas.