Going Digital For Better Accuracy In Caribou Counts

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:  Counting caribou in Alaska’s largest herds has become more effective, thanks to a pair of newly acquired digital aerial camera systems. The systems replace World War II-era black-and-white film cameras previously used since the 1970s and enabled biologists last summer to … Read more Going Digital For Better Accuracy In Caribou Counts

They Said It: 2017 ASJ Quotes Of The Year

  Happy 2018, everyone! It was, in many ways, a difficult 2017 to get through given how divisive and tension-filled our country is. But that’s a debate I don’t have the patience nor spirit to tackle right now. In the pages of our magazine, a lot of interesting Alaskans or those with ties to Alaska … Read more They Said It: 2017 ASJ Quotes Of The Year

New Prince William Sound Fishing Regulations Announced

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) met in Valdez from December 1–5, 2017, and adopted sport fishing regulations for the Prince William Sound (PWS) Management Area. This is not a comprehensive list of all of the changes but a summary of … Read more New Prince William Sound Fishing Regulations Announced

Juneau Area Shrimp Fisheries Shut Down

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that the sport and personal use (PU) shrimp fisheries in the Juneau area will remain closed until further notice. The closed area consists of all marine waters of Section 11-A (see attached … Read more Juneau Area Shrimp Fisheries Shut Down

ADFG Releases 2018 Chinook Forecast For Several Southeast Rivers

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (department) has completed 2018 Chinook salmon run forecasts for Situk, Chilkat, Taku, Stikine, and Unuk Rivers. These forecasts use sibling models in which the runs seen in 2016 and 2017, representing production from spawning … Read more ADFG Releases 2018 Chinook Forecast For Several Southeast Rivers

Pebble Partnership Taking More Steps As Opposition Holds Strong

Now that at an Environmental Protection Agency salvo was reversed and in theory opened the door for the Pebble Mine project to become a reality, the company attempting to establish a copper and gold mine around Bristol Bay is on the move. On Wednesday, Pebble Partnership announced a new partner, Canadian company First Quantum Minerals Ltd. … Read more Pebble Partnership Taking More Steps As Opposition Holds Strong