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Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...dive and Alaska finances look grim, the Chinook Salmon Research Initiative is one of many...budget in 2012 to study declining Alaska chinook salmon stocks. Parnell's plan gave...a stake in continuing the research on chinook runs. Subsistence communities in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-09/chinook-research-funding-casualty-walke
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Time to empower and employ the next generation of Alaska fishermen

...producing state. Clearly, there is much to celebrate, but first place doesn't make us impervious to crisis. Major declines in Chinook returns, shrinking halibut biomass, the Exxon Valdez oil spill, regime shifts, skyrocketing fuel prices, ocean acidification...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-26/my-turn-time-empower-and-employ-next-
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...All considerations about sport vs. commercial fishery aside, Maw is a key figure in efforts to save the Kenai River's Chinook fishery. Over the past decade, the sex ratio among early-run kings has risen steadily until there are now four times as...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-alaska-department-fish-and-ga
Opinion
NOAA disburses final payment for salmon disaster

...approval of a second round of disaster funds for research and distribution to fishermen who were negatively impacted by the chinook salmon fishery disasters in 2012. About $13 million of the total $20.8 million will be paid out to a variety of sport...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-13/noaa-disburses-final-payment-salmon-dis
State
Chinook News provides statewide perspective on major issues surrounding Chinook salmon in Alaska

"Chinook salmon are iconic to Alaska and its people...of Fish and Game in the introduction to Chinook News. The department's newest publication...highlight the major issues surrounding Chinook salmon in Alaska while giving the reader...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/chinook-news-provides-statewide-pers
Outdoors
Chinook salmon take center stage at Friday Fireside chat

...evening's Fireside Lecture is titled "Alaska's State Fish: 'Chinook' Salmon in Transition" and will examine the intricate details...lecture. He conducted and supervised research on pink, coho and Chinook salmon, primarily in Southeast Alaska, beginning in 1966...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/chinook-salmon-take-center-stage-fri
Outdoors
Friday's Fireside Lecture to focus on "'Chinook' Salmon in Transition"

...Glacier Visitor Center is titled "Alaska's State Fish: 'Chinook' Salmon in Transition," featuring guest speaker Bill Heard...conducted and supervised research on pink, coho and king (Chinook) salmon, primarily in Southeast. He studied the early marine...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-13/fridays-fireside-lecture-focus-chinook-sa
Art
Chinook fund bill debated

...endowment fund to support research into Chinook salmon, legislators decided Tuesday to...the sponsor of House Bill 49, described Chinook salmon - often known, especially outside...Legislature could appropriate money to the Chinook endowment.It would also create a seven-member...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-26/chinook-fund-bill-debated
State
ADF&G announces 2013 Southeast Chinook salmon harvest quota

...Game has announced that the preseason Chinook salmon all-gear harvest quota for Southeast...quota for Southeast is determined by the Chinook Technical Committee of the Pacific Salmon...a combined abundance of Pacific Coast Chinook salmon stocks subject to management under...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-04-05/adfg-announces-2013-southeast-chinoo
Outdoors
Chinook subsistence fishery closing near Yakutat

...closing the federal subsistence fishery for chinook (king) salmon in the Situk River, effective...said this is to protect the dwindling chinook population in this area near Yakutat...reel in the river are prohibited. All chinook caught accidentally must be released immediately...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-25/chinook-subsistence-fishery-closing-nea
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