Tag: Dustin Solberg

‘You Help Everybody’: In Alaska, Giving Wild Salmon Is Tradition

Written by | December 21st, 2012

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In Alaska, the holidays are not the only time of year people give back. Catching salmon – and sharing it with others – is at the center of everyday life.

People Taking Care of Salmon in Alaska’s Tongass: And How They Take Care of Us

Written by | September 14th, 2012

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A new stream project allows wild Alaskan salmon to travel freely for the first time in decades.

Heavy Lifting in a Salmon Stream: Alaska’s Tongass Forest Restores Habitat

Written by | August 27th, 2012

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This is the heart of the coastal temperate rainforest – a lush and green place known for giant trees, placid estuaries brimming with marine life and cascading salmon streams.

Pulling the Nets: Notes From a Summer of Salmon

Written by | August 30th, 2010

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The sockeye salmon fishing season in Alaska is over… read Conservancy staffer Dustin Solberg’s final thoughts from his stint working on a commercial fishing boat in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, aka the “‘center of the wild salmon universe.”

Pulling the Nets: More Salmon, Less Sleep in Bristol Bay

Written by | July 13th, 2010

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All work and no sleep makes for… your typical salmon fisherman in Bristol Bay. Our staffer Dustin Solberg continues pulling the nets for a commercial salmon fishing boat in Alaska.

Pulling the Nets: Salmon Fishing Season Begins

Written by | July 9th, 2010

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The commercial sockeye salmon fishing season in Alaska has begun! Our staffer Dustin Solberg reports from a one-month stint on a commercial salmon fishing boat in Bristol Bay.

Pulling the Nets: Late-Night Fishing on Bristol Bay

Written by | July 7th, 2010

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Midnight fishing alongside beluga whales…our blogger Dustin Solberg reports on what it’s like to spend a month on a commercial salmon fishing boat in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

Pulling the Nets: Fishing for Wild Salmon in Alaska’s Bristol Bay

Written by | June 15th, 2010

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What’s it like to fish in the best place on Earth for wild salmon? Our blogger Dustin Solberg begins a month-long stint on a commercial salmon fishing boat in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

Spring on the Wing: Can You Hear It?

Written by | 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?

A Quest at the Center of the Salmon Universe

Written by | 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.

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