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salmon

  • Conservation Community

    Feeding mind, body and soul

    Feeding Mind, Body and Soul: The art of subsistence by Marian GiannulisAll photos courtesy of Apay’u Moore Traditional fishing methods build community and well-being in the heart of Bristol Bay Sixty percent of the meat Apay’u Moore consumes in any given year is harvested through subsistence methods. Salmon are caught with set nets anchored to…

  • Snake River

    Your Snake Questions – Answered

    Here are six frequently asked questions about taking down the dams and restoring critical populations of wild fish in the Basin.

    We are experiencing some of our worst returns on record for wild salmon and steelhead. Over the past 25 years, the Snake Basin has averaged less than two returning adults for every 100 smolt. Biologists from Oregon and Idaho, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and various tribes estimate that Snake River dam breaching will…

  • The Snake needs your help

    Lower Snake Dam Removal campaign is seeking applicants for the new Snake River Ambassador Program By 2080, the Snake River Basin will contain an astounding 65% of all coldwater habitat available to salmon and steelhead in the Lower 48. The scientific evidence is clear: a free-flowing Lower Snake River is necessary to recover wild salmon…

  • Conservation

    Why you should act now to protect the Tongass

    The Tongass National Forest deserves roadless protections for so many reasons. Here are 10.

    Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is a special place for a multitude of reasons. At nearly 17 million acres, it is our country’s largest and most unique national forest. The Tongass’ snow-capped mountains, dense old-growth forests, misty islands, deep fjords, and soggy muskegs are all part of the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world.  …