Fish Waste

Franzi Ross

In previous years, the Dillingham landfill has had a bear problem at the fish waste bin. To keep that activity to a minimum, disposal hours will be restricted for the second summer in a row.




This summer, the City of Dillingham moved the fish waste bin inside an enclosure by the landfill and limited hours of access in an effort to deter bears from feasting on salmon remains. And it worked.

New Fish Box for Dillingham Residents

Feb 21, 2013
Dawn Endico /

Dillingham area residents will have a new tool to use to get rid of fish waste once the summer fishing season gets started.