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Voices of the Peninsula: Alaska faces critical salmon habitat decision

...What if someone told you your favorite salmon stream was better off as a coal strip...water in a stream to protect our wild salmon, or give the water to a coal company...enough water in the Chuitna watershed for salmon to spawn, rear and migrate. The Chuitna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-25/voices-of-the-peninsula-alaska-fa
Opinion
Time for compromise in Cook Inlet fisheries

After fifty years in the salmon fishery I recall after season trips to the Little Su, Alexander...future sportfishing families will be allowed to view what the red salmon fishery looked like at one time in this part of Alaska. It is far...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-27/time-for-compromise-in-co
Letters
Refuge Notebook: Living with climate change in our backyards

...nonglacial streams are already falling into the lethal range for salmon during short periods in July. The increased growing season...climate, plants and wildlife, wildfire, coastal erosion, and salmon. The featured keynote speaker at lunchtime is author Nancy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-26/refuge-notebook-living-with-clim
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Handle with care

...Between hook and plate, a lot of things can go wrong.You don't hear it talked about much, but countless tons of halibut and salmon go to waste each year. By "waste," I mean what we put in our freezers that we never get around to eating. The stuff that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-26/an-outdoor-view-handle-with-care
Outdoors
What others say: Food for thought

Quick, what do farmed salmon and gruel have in common?Answer...natural state, gray.The flesh of wild salmon is orange or red because wild fish eat...organic pigments along the way. Farmed salmon, meanwhile, eat pellets that are often...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-24/what-others-say-food-for-thought
Opinion
An Outdoor View: Fishing 2015

With early-run king salmon and razor clams pretty much out of the...world is your oyster.Fishing for king salmon in Alaskan rivers has varied from...you a chance to put both halibut and salmon in the box.Fishing for halibut from the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-19/an-outdoor-view-fishing-2015
Outdoors
Pioneer Potluck: Remodeling the old farmhouse

...I have those memories!My Salmon Pattie recipe brought this...Johnson: "My Mom always made Salmon Patties for my four 'urchins...always called them 'Patty Salmons' and the name has stuck to...daughter, Wendy, made 'Patty Salmons' for HER daughter who is about...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-01-27/pioneer-potluck-r
Food
Submit your comment: Wild salmon or coal?

...home to all five species of wild Pacific salmon, needs your help. Between Feb. 23 and...Middle Creek. Middle Creek is an important salmon spawning tributary of the Chuitna River...strip mine through nearly 14 miles of wild salmon stream to send coal to Asian markets...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-26/submit-your-comment-wild-
Letters
Time to weigh in on salmon vs. coal

...the Department of Natural Resources what you think about the "Salmon vs. Coal" issue. A strip mine is being considered through...asking the DNR and Gov. Walker to protect water in streams for salmon. Fish are, after all, practically a voting constituency in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-27/time-to-weigh-in-on-salmo
Letters
Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...scientist Steven Hare, who researched connections between Alaska salmon production cycles and Pacific climate. NASA describes the oscillations...Piatt said. The historical record indicates wildlife such as salmon has booms and busts in population corresponding to natural cycles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-19/feds-document-seabird-loss-in-north-
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