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  1. Fish Factor: Climate change and winter flooding could impact Southeast salmonRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    A changing climate is altering rain and snowfall patterns that affect the waters Alaska salmon call home, for better or worse. A first of its kind study now details the potential changes for Southeast Alaska, and how people can plan ahead to protect the fish.

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  2. Fish Factor: Walker asks that pinks be declared disasterRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon returns in decades. In a September 19 letter to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Walker said fishery failures this summer at the Kodiak, Prince William Sound, Lower Cook Inlet and Chignik management areas are having a "significant impact on those who depend on the fishery for their livelihood" and asks for the "soonest possible review" due to the economic importance of these fisheries.

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