The Board of Game will soon consider a management plan for the Dude Creek Critical Habitat Area which will shape the future of Alaska’s critical habitat areas, fish and game refuges and wildlife sanctuaries for years to come. And we need you to weigh-in by March 16….
Wild salmon define who we are as Alaskans; they shape our cultures, they feed our families and they support our local economies. Yet today, Alaska’s laws and rules contain few hard and fast safeguards to protect the water and other habitat salmon need to thrive. More specifically, there is no requirement to retain sufficient water in our lakes and streams for salmon when a company wants to appropriate that water for an industrial or other use.
Premier of the film Super Salmon in Talkeetna
Urban salmon battle litter, culverts and fish passage issues, loss of stream-side habitat and alterations of natural river contours. But there’s another culprit: toxic copper dust from the brake pads on our cars and trucks.