It’s not just people that can get sick or even die from eating toxic mussels, clams or other shellfish. Pet owners need to watch out for their pups too.
The federal subsistence board approved a special hunting request on Monday that permits the Organized Village of Kake to harvest deer or moose out of season.
So far, the community has gotten three emergency fuel deliveries via airplane at 3,900 gallons a piece. But, it’s expensive.
Alaska has designated fishing as “critical infrastructure” — including sport fishing. But travel mandates could make trips to fishing destinations an upstream battle for people trying to come in from out of state.
The COVID-19 pandemic will not prevent Alaskans from fishing this summer. But residents are being asked to take precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
As the pandemic plays out, Kake’s tribal president says the grocery store shelves have looked different.
The Sitka Tribe of Alaska has won a round in its longstanding suit against the state over the management of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery.
The case shows how it’s become common for polar bears to disrupt village life in Kaktovik, which sits on an island at the edge of the Beaufort Sea. As climate change melts sea ice and drives the bears ashore, residents say they’ve been under increasing stress.
Lichens are a critical food source for the caribou herd that lives on the Nushagak Peninsula. But as the caribou thrive, they are depleting the food they depend on.
For one Juneau-based guide, it’s a way to teach his guests about the importance of the Tongass National Forest at a crucial time.