The Biden administration’s “America the Beautiful” conservation plan includes a goal of conserving 30% of the nation’s lands and waters by 2030, in part to combat climate change.
Council members say five of the nearly 600 comments submitted to the council last month contained vulgar language or personal attacks.
Southeast Alaska tribes, fishermen and others say that the Canadian mining sector enjoys economic benefits while those downstream bear the ecological risks.
The bill also allows the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute to promote hatchery-born, wild-caught shellfish in the same way they market hatchery-bred salmon.
One of Wrangell’s two fish processors will remain closed for the second year in a row. Seattle-based Trident Seafoods cites a dismal salmon forecast for its decision. Chum and pink salmon returns to Southeast Alaska over the last few years have crumpled, and the predictions for the coming season aren’t especially heartening. “It’s been a…
Sitka Tribe of Alaska filed suit against Fish and Game in 2018 over the department’s management of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery.
For the last three to four years, the Skagway Traditional Council has been utilizing a relatively new type of science to study the fish.
The contract was for $10,000 of toxic clams — closer to $100,000 today — to be shipped to the East Coast.
During oral argument in January, attorneys representing the Sitka Tribe of Alaska argued that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is required under certain clauses of the Alaska State Constitution to use the “best available information” when making management decisions about the fishery.
A third of the state’s subsistence salmon harvest was caught in Bristol Bay in 2017, according to a new report from the McKinley Research Group.