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Hunting & Fishing

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Stories related to subsistence/commercial/sport hunting, fishing, gathering activities.

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    Togiak National Wildlife Refuge
    The federal government is seeking Alaska Native perspectives on how climate change has affected subsistence, and how subsistence policies could be updated to address those changes. They are also looking for ideas on how management of subsistence resources could better accommodate Alaska Native peoples’ needs.
  • Salmon Roundtable
    Olivia Ebertz
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    KYUK
    On Dec. 8 and 9, U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young held a Zoom meeting between salmon researchers, tribes, and managers. Their goal was to unite these groups’ efforts to determine the cause of the ongoing Chinook declines and the sudden chum crash in Western Alaska. After two days of meetings, the groups are still at odds over what’s causing the declines, and what the best way to move forward is.