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Friday's Fireside Lecture to focus on "'Chinook' Salmon in Transition"

...recreational, commercial and subsistence users has sparked controversy and concern, particularly in the Yukon and Kenai River systems. Heard will explain details of king salmon's origin in Canadian waters, their life histories, varied flesh colorations...
Report: Fish unaffected by Tulsequah Chief mine discharge

...The Taku River flows into U.S. waters about 10 miles southeast of Juneau, and is the largest salmon-producing river system in Southeast Alaska, according to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources website. Ministry mandateThe British...
Conserving the Kenai king is a mandate for board, ADFG challenged by what is forecast to be an above average run of sockeye predicted to total 6.1 million among all river systems and continuing very low numbers of king salmon. Consideration for preservation of the minority species must be a priority...
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Tanana River study: How to identify dangerous ice

...depth and chemical composition. Specifically, Kielland and other scientists were interested in the dynamics of the river system and the influence of groundwater upwelling on ice conditions.While Kielland and other researchers are still digesting...
Arctic grayling in Montana up for protections

...grayling warranted protections, but no action was taken because officials said other species took priority.The Missouri River system upstream of Great Falls holds the only North American Arctic grayling population outside Canada and Alaska. The fish...
Conserving the Kenai Kings: Widespread king salmon decline points to natural forces

...Team that identified 12 indicator stocks from major river systems used to measure the status of Alaska's kings, and...currents or food competition.Some evidence of that is river systems around the state that have very little fishing pressure...
Robert Redford's plea: Save Bristol Bay

Coursing through vast reaches of Alaskan tundra, glacial lakes and emerald forests, six major river systems converge along the rim of the Bering Sea to form the crystalline waters of Bristol Bay, the richest wild salmon grounds in the...
Salmon filleting draws trout to Russian River

...thousands of fisherman hours about to be spent pulling sockeye from the Kenai drainage with rod and net, Lowe says the same river system is, by comparison, under used for its stellar trout fishing -rainbows and dollies.As a way to avoid the shoulder-to-shoulder...
Susitna-Watana Dam's fast-tracking is reckless

...permanently changing the Susitna drainage is worth it? At stake is the health of the fourth most productive salmon river system in Alaska and one that supports the fragile, contentiously allocated Cook Inlet fishery. Beyond that, game resources...
River forecasters say Alaska flood threat moderate

ANCHORAGE - The recipe for flooding along Alaska's river system is abundant snow and ice, cold April temperatures and a surge of May heat, but the National Weather Service says it's too soon...


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