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1,000 Donations by July 15th This year, every week has felt like a new assault on our democracy. And lately it seems like the very fabric of compassion that binds us together as human beings is being torn to shreds. Frankly, I don’t really feel like celebrating right now. Right here in Alaska some […]
Yay! We partnered with the Homer Folk School and Stowaway Cafe to bring you a summer series of workshops that will take your love for salmon to a whole new level! From dialing in your skills with a fillet knife, or recipes of all kinds, to a detailed exploration of salmon science and getting […]
In March, Cook Inletkeeper’s Central Peninsula team had the opportunity to travel to Juneau along with three Alaskan fisherpoets to meet with our elected officials. Here are reflections on the trip from two fisherpoets, both lifelong Alaskans who made the trip to Juneau for the first time. Commercial fishing in with my father in Cook […]
In Inletkeepers’ blog series, ‘The Corporate War on Salmon’, our Advocacy Director, Bob Shavelson, examined the campaign disclosure of so-called ‘Stand For Alaska’ to reveal that this supposed ‘broad statewide coalition’ is backed by an elite who’s who of corporate special interest in our state. As you can see in the records, over 80% of […]
Submit Your Public Comment by June 29th re·dux: /rēˈdəks,ˈrēˈdəks/adjective, brought back; revived. Late last year one of Cook Inletkeeper’s keen-eyed Boardmembers sent me an obscure public notice for exploration work around Amakdedori Creek in Kamishak Bay on the west side of Lower Cook Inlet. The project didn’t entail oil and gas exploration, so it was […]
Gov. Walker’s Climate Leadership Team is collecting public comment for a draft policy response to the causes and impacts of climate change. Comment before JUNE 4 Have you heard about ” The Blob”? It’s a monsterous meterological phenomenon that super heated North Pacific waters starting in 2014 and was directly connected to a 70% decline in Pacific Cod stocks. Combined with […]
Paid for by Cook Inletkeeper. Top 3 donors to Inletkeeper Action Fund are: David McCargo, Anchorage, Alaska; Peter Mjos, Anchorage, Alaska; John and Rika Mouw, Homer, Alaska.