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Southeast Spotlight: Yakutat Tern Festival, May 28-31

...Swanson, Susan Oehlers, Kris Widdows, Brian Marston, Jim Capra, Mike Thompson, Bill Richards, Mike Goldstein and Lee Benson.For more, visit and
Situk River king salmon fishing closed

...orders from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the U.S. Forest Service.On Friday, Yakutat District Ranger Lee Benson announced that no subsistence fishing permits will be issued for king salmon unless returns to the river improve.ADF...
No permits to be issued on Situk for king salmon

Yakutat District Ranger Lee Benson has announced that he is acting immediately to protect chinook...species.For more information on these permit restrictions, contact Lee Benson by phone 784-3359 or e-mail
Chinook subsistence fishery closing near Yakutat

...federal subsistence fishery for chinook (king) salmon in the Situk River, effective Saturday. Yakutat District Ranger Lee Benson said this is to protect the dwindling chinook population in this area near Yakutat. The closure will continue through...
Federal Chinook fishery closed in Yakutat

YAKUTAT - Yakutat District Ranger Lee Benson has announced that he is acting immediately to protect...conservation of Chinook salmon. For more information, contact Lee Benson, 907-784-3359 or e-mail labenson@fs.fed...
$34.5 billion gold discovery made in Yakutat

...they intended. There is no time frame for when mining could proceed in the area due to environmental regulations, said Lee Benson, the Yakutat District Ranger for the U.S. Forest Service. The company would have to submit a plan of operations...


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