Farewell Thane Tienson, Salmon Champion

We lost a champion for salmon, for fishing people, and for the rivers and waters that produce fish for everyone. Thane Tienson, a founding board member of the National Fisheries Conservation Center, died in January.  “Thane was a mentor, a brother, and a dear friend to me and to this organization. We were fortunate to […]

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Future Of Salmon In A Warming World – Part 2

By JOHANNA.EURICH • FEB 11, 2020 KYUK.org In the first of a two-part series, we explored the effects of warming river water on salmon. Now we take a look at the warming ocean, and what that means to the Yukon River king run. Managers have noticed that in recent years, smaller, younger king salmon are returning to salmon […]

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Evaluating Catch Shares Project

The Evaluating Catch Shares Project is analyzing data on economic, social, and ecological effects of the Pacific Coast Groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program and the Northeast Multispecies Groundfish Sector Program. The five-year Project will provide a set of neutral, scientific indicators that can be used by fisheries managers, fishermen, and other interested parties to determine how […]

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