Dustin Solberg

Dustin Solberg

Dustin Solberg keeps an eye on science and conservation from coastal Alaska, where he oversees communications for the Conservancy’s programs in the 49th state. He’s a science writer and sometimes commercial fisherman who keeps a close eye on all things affecting wild salmon and the fishing tradition.



Dustin's Posts

Spring on the Wing: Can You Hear It?

March 29th, 2010
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Spring comes in signs -- and for the Conservancy's Dustin Solberg, that means migrating birds. So which bird means spring to you? More

A Quest at the Center of the Salmon Universe

February 18th, 2010
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Take a journey with the Conservancy's Dustin Solberg to Alaska's Bristol Bay, where a healthy ecosystem brims with wild salmon and rich tradition. More

Can Nature Be Restored Like Shakespeare’s Globe?

January 25th, 2010
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Dustin Solberg visits the restored Globe Theatre in London...and wonders if restoring nature can ever be as simple. More

Welcoming Birds Back to a Remote Alaskan Island

June 30th, 2009
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This post comes to us from biologist Steve MacLean, director of The Nature Conservancy’s Bering Sea Program in Alaska. Last summer, when biologists walked along the rocky cliffs on Rat Island, one of more than 2,000 islands in Alaska’s Aleutian chain, they encountered an eerie silence. This place should have been a cacophonous and lively […] More

In the Moments Before Wild Salmon Return

June 24th, 2009
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To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering. – Round River: From the Journals of Aldo Leopold It’s not exactly a revolution, but still it won’t be televised, and so that’s why I’m telling you about it here. As you read this, wild Chinook salmon are nosing their way upstream […] More

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