Tag: Tongass

‘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.

An Alaska Salmon Stream Gets New Life in More Ways Than One

Written by | February 24th, 2012

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A salmon stream in Alaska was once so damaged it was thought to be beyond repair, and it had a name that reflected that feeling. Now the stream, and it’s new name, are beautiful examples of restoration.

How to Keep Salmon in the Trees

Written by | October 22nd, 2010

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In the Tongass, salmon need the forest and the forest needs the salmon. To help keep this relationship in balance, Rob Bosworth, a Conservancy fish biologist, has a goal: restore 500 miles of salmon streams.

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?

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