Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 24 2016

Jun 24, 2016
Robyn Chaney

Tonight Fish and Game's Paul Salomone tells us about things picking up in the Egegik District, we hear about an internship program getting local youth into fish science and research, and drifter Lange Solberg updates on the waiting game in Naknek-Kvichak.

Prep underway for BOF Area M meeting

Jan 8, 2016

BBEDC and BBNA are looking for Bristol Bay residents who want to testify at the Board of Fisheries Area M meeting in Anchorage next month.

Mike Mason

A comprehensive guide has been released that outlines many of the available jobs in the Bristol Bay region in the fisheries, seafood processing and maritime trades. The new career guide was prepared by the Bristol Bay Native Association. It was released during the recent economic summit of the Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference.

Celeste Novak

An effort is underway to begin monitoring the water temperature in several rivers and streams in the Bristol Bay region in an effort to see if there are any impacts from climate change that could harm the regions tremendous salmon resource.

A new report is shedding some light on how Dillingham and Aleknagik residents keep their homes heated through the year. The door-to-door survey was funded by the EPA, and conducted by the Bristol Bay Native Association in partnership with the Aleknagik Traditional Council and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. KDLG’s Dave Bendinger reports.