Tag: Kuskokwim

Fish Factor: New legislation would enhance salmon research

An Alaska Salmon Research Task Force Act was introduced in Congress last week by Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan that, if passed, aims to gain better understanding about causes of salmon declines, especially in the Northwest regions.

Tribes urge Commerce Department to eliminate Chinook bycatch

Tribal entities representing thousands of western Alaska Natives are calling on Commerce Secretary Gina Marie Raimondo to take emergency action to eliminate the incidental catch of Chinook salmon and set a cap on chum salmon bycatch in the Bering Sea Pollock trawl fishery for the 2022 fishery.

Kuskokwim village leaders want changes in Donlin permits

Five regional leaders from the Kuskokwim region concerned about potential adverse impact on their salmon fisheries are asking legislators and state officials to make...

Kuskokwim tribes fight Donlin Gold mine

A consortium of tribal governments from the Kuskokwim region, led by Orutsararmiut Native Council, has filed an appeal of two permits issued by the...

Statewide harvest was 31 percent below forecast

For many engaged in fisheries, it’s been a challenging year, as confirmed by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s new report that the...

Donlin Gold mine gets federal permits

Federal officials have signed a joint record of decision that clears the way for development of a large open pit gold mine in the...

Disaster relief approved for 2016 fishery

Disaster relief funding totally $56,361,332 are coming to Alaska in the wake of the low returns in the state’s 2016 Gulf of Alaska pink...

Alaska Board of Fisheries adds Pacific cod meeting

The Alaska Board of Fisheries has rescheduled its October work session and added a new meeting to address Pacific cod proposals, in order to...
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