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  • Localizing the Food System: Developing a Food Hub for SE Alaska

    Localizing the Food System: Developing a Food Hub for SE Alaska

    In Southeast Alaska, improved access to local foods and a more reliable food supply are critical components of self-reliance and community resiliency. Residents of the region’s rural communities face high and rising costs of living, a declining state economy, and dependence upon air and water transport for delivery of basic commodities including food and petroleum products.... Read MoreRead More »
  • Southeast Alaska Stream Temperature Monitoring Network Seeks to Coordinate Climate Data Collection

    Southeast Alaska Stream Temperature Monitoring Network Seeks to Coordinate Climate Data Collection

        SAWC will begin development of a stream temperature monitoring network in Southeast Alaska with funding from the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NPLCC)   Stream temperatures affect salmonid emergence, growth, and survival in freshwater stages of their lifecycle. In Southeast Alaska, climate change is expected to affect stream temperatures as air temperatures warm and... Read MoreRead More »
  • New Faces at SAWC!

    New Faces at SAWC!

      We’ve had some new faces join the crew at SAWC in the last few months, and would like to give a warm welcome to the staff who are working with the Coalition to advance the informed management of our region’s watersheds! Meet the newest members of the SAWC team:   Rebecca Bellmore, Science Director  ... Read MoreRead More »
  • SAWC Wraps Up the Wrangell Beach Monitoring Program; Petersburg Begins Second Year

    SAWC Wraps Up the Wrangell Beach Monitoring Program; Petersburg Begins Second Year

    The Wrangell Beach Monitoring Program collected its final samples this June, wrapping up 2 years of water quality monitoring for bacterial contamination on high-use recreational beaches near the Wrangell community.                       The end of June saw the completion of the first year of data collection... Read MoreRead More »
  • Resource Managers Build Watershed Restoration Capacity at Regional Workshop

    Resource Managers Build Watershed Restoration Capacity at Regional Workshop

      The 2016 Southeast Alaska Stream and Watershed Restoration Workshop brought together 21 Natural Resource Management Practitioners from across the region and 6 experienced Instructors from the Pacific Northwest for five days of intensive watershed restoration study, discussion, and field visits on Prince of Wales Island this May. Led by a cadre of Restoration Practitioners... Read MoreRead More »