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  • Hooligan Study Aims to Understand Population Trends & Climate Adaptation

    Hooligan Study Aims to Understand Population Trends & Climate Adaptation

    Takshanuk Watershed Council is into their seventh year monitoring hooligan (Eulachon, or Saak) populations in Northern Lynn Canal, in partnership with the Chilkoot Indian Association and Oregon State University. This year continues a mark-recapture study on the Chilkoot River, and expands environmental DNA (eDNA) population studies to the Chilkat, Ferebee, …
  • Climate Adaptation Workshop Brings Together Tribes & Communities to Monitor Changes in Fish Habitat

    Climate Adaptation Workshop Brings Together Tribes & Communities to Monitor Changes in Fish Habitat

    Southeast Alaska’s streams and rivers are important breeding and rearing grounds for salmon harvested by subsistence, sport, and commercial fishermen. Recent closures of major rivers and streams to fishing due to reduced salmon populations have fisheries managers and users alike looking for ways to monitor and understand environmental factors that could be contributing to …
  • Growing Produce in Southeast Alaska: Economic Opportunities in the Last Frontier

    Growing Produce in Southeast Alaska: Economic Opportunities in the Last Frontier

    Most of us know that supporting local business and localizing our food system is important, but just how big of an impact could a local food economy have for Southeast Alaska? Members of the Sustainable Southeast Partnership, Spruce Root Community Development, Grow Southeast, and the Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition partnered to …