Humpbacks, Pinks, Mines…

14 Sep

Mining and Transboundary. Constantine starts road construction and gives update on mine project near Haines. More

What one country calls bankruptcy another, Canada, calls receivership. Either way it is now even harder to know how the long awaited acid mine drainage cleanup will occur along the Taku River. More here and here

Alaska Congressional delegation got together and wrote Secretary of State to strongly request more Federal cooperation to protect our transboundary waters. Here’s an article. We are watching this closely.

Humpback Whale Delisting! I’m not entirely sure what this notice means for us but am checking on it. Here’s an article.

Pink salmon. Numbers very low, prices higher

Gillnet suppliersLFI buys Redden

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