Are you confused about who the different groups are discussing the state of the salmon on the Kuskokwim? What are their jobs and duties? What enforcement powers do they have? What enforcement powers do they want? And what is the management plan for this summer?
KYUK will help you answer those questions and more Wednesday the 20th starting at 10 a.m. Our panel of experts include spokesmen from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the State Department of Fish and Game, the Kuskokwim Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, and the Kuskokwim Working Group on KYUK live!
Neil Lalonde – Yukon Delta Refuge manager, Federal In Season Manager
Mark Leary – Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Working Group Representative
Greg Roczicka – Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fisheries Commission Representative
Aaron Poetter – State Management Biologist, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Join Shane Iverson and Sophie Evan for a two-hour show in English and Yup’ik on Wednesday the 20th starting at 10 a.m. on everyone’s public radio station KYUK!
We will discuss what you need to know this summer and what the closures mean for the health of the river and its people. The first hour is dedicated to getting an understanding of the roles of federal, state, and tribal management plans. We will take phone calls during the second hour of the show.
A 3-year-old child was killed Saturday in Lower Kalskag when a skiff propped against a home fell on her, Alaska State Troopers say.
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Unuamek qayagaulriit amllertut, uptelriit kiagmun.
Quyana cingumaurluta Yugcetun!
The Atmautluak Tribal Office and an abandoned church burned in separate fires this weekend.
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Mary Kernak has big plans in her role as 2015’s Miss Cama-i. She will travel across the region to promote suicide prevention with the YK Delta’s youth.