Research technician Jacob Argueta grew up in the Pacific Northwest, where salmon populations are heavily impaired. Now, Alaska’s Kachemak Bay Reserve is inspiring him—and others—to promote a healthier coexistence.
Sea Grant Fellow Amy Kirkland traveled from Senator Murkowski’s D.C. office for a visit to Kachemak Bay Reserve — and we gave her a NERRDy tour of all KBNERR’s great work!
In the “outdoor classroom” of the estuary, Hollings Scholar Anna Lowein built a series of discharge rating curves now used by the Reserve and partner to predict invaluable salmon spawns.
In 2015, when Alaska’s Kachemak Bay experienced its first harmful algal bloom (HAB) in 10 years, our Reserve was there to help shellfish consumers and local businesses meet the challenge. Today….
Happy New Year, everyone! Did you know that 2019 is the International Year of the Salmon?
In the communities around Alaska’s Kachemak Bay Reserve, it’s safe to say that every year is the year of salmon.