The Skagway Traditional Council is asking harvesters to avoid blue mussels until the population rebounds.
Finding some types of ammunition has been tough recently, amid supply shortages and rumors of hoarding.
The Metlakatla Indian Community tribal government argues that a 1891 law gives its modern-day members unfettered rights to commercially fish around Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island.
The lab tests samples from 17 communities in Southeast, as well as from tribes on Kodiak Island.
The Southeast tribal government in Kake had organized the deer and moose harvest early in the pandemic out of concerns about food security.
Metlakatla Indian Community is the only federal reserve in Alaska and is not a part of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
In the last several years, Seth Kantner has gathered images and stories from the caribou herds that live near his home on the south side of the Brooks Range.
Like chinook salmon, NOAA researchers observed chum salmon almost exclusively near Alaska’s shores.
Federal bycatch data shows trawl fisheries in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska this year have caught tens of thousands of chinook salmon, millions of pounds of halibut and hundreds of thousands of crabs.
On Friday the Biden administration announced Nov. 23 as the start date for its formal process to reinstate the Roadless Rule for the Tongass National Forest.