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Wild and weird: Small mammals in Southeast

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game Information Officer Riley Woodford. First, the Taku, Chilkat, Unuk, Stikine and Alsek Rivers serve as corridors for animals. That mouse, for example, likely came down the Alsek, Chilkat, and Unuk rivers...
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part II

...glacier appeared to have sunk more than 600 feet since the map had been made, revealing the mile-long massif. The Alsek River valley cut a rift through the mountains. On the south side of the river, the Fairweather Mountains rose jagged and...
Southeast salmon escapement goals change to maximize returns

...and king salmon and the Speel Lake sockeye salmon tightened. The Klukshu is a transboundary river and is part of the Alsek River system, originating in the Yukon and terminating southeast of Yakutat. Ranges for the Lost River coho salmon, the...
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...the 50 goals reviewed in Southeast Alaska be changed.In Southeast, ADFG is recommending changes to the Klukshu (Alsek) River king and sockeye biological escapement goals, the Speel Lake sustainable escapement goal, or SEG, the Lost River...
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Coho subsistence shut down on 3 rivers Wrangell use the Stikine "very actively. And the Alsek River is used by the Yakutat people." If the Situk River...moraine, "the Yakutat people will be relying on the Alsek River to a greater degree," Loescher said. Duffy of Fish...
Wind-felled tree injures man

...the storm, with 6.5 inches of rain in two days, said National Weather Service forecaster Michael Mitchell. The Alsek River 25 miles south of Yakutat swelled to the highest level seen since the Weather Service started tracking it in 1990...
Ready to burst?

...Juneau hydrologist. Neal, who works for the U.S. Geological Survey, recently returned from a field trip to the Alsek River and noticed an anomalous jump in water levels at a river gauge. After making a series of phone calls, Neal said he...
Southeast sagas: Chief Aanyalahaash

...and neighboring territory: the Skeena and Nass in British Columbia; the Taku; the Unuk River; the Stikine; the Alsek River to Dry Bay on the Gulf Coast; and the Copper River to the Gulf Coast Eyak. The Takus exchanged trade goods such as...
Juneau Empire Story Archive at 7 p.m. Monday at the Back Room at the Silverbow. This one-hour documentary follows the Tatshenshini and Alsek rivers north of Glacier Bay and the Kongakut River, which flows through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The show will...
Beetles, wildfire pose double threat

...far as the eye can see, it's all infested," forester Rob Legare said, looking out over the thick woods of the Alsek River valley. Beetles and fire, twin plagues, are consuming northern forests in what scientists say is a preview of the...


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