WhaleFest speaker: Salmon our most valuable resource
Have a news tip? Click here to submit your tip.
Salmon are Alaska’s long-term investment.
That view was voiced by cultural anthropologist and writer Richard Nelson during Sitka’s WhaleFest. The event includes a symposium addressing trends and developments in marine and coastal science.
In his speech, Nelson compared salmon to other natural resources.
Listen to iFriendly audio.
We’ll have other reports from the scientific symposium in the coming weeks.
Today (08-31-15), the U.S. State Department will host a GLACIER Conference in Anchorage. Diplomats from 20 countries will discuss challenges facing Arctic communities. Click here for the agenda. To view a live web stream of the President's closing remarks around 5pm, visit https://www.whitehouse.gov/live/ more
Rachel Waldholz is the Reporter for Raven Radio - KCAW. And after two years and countless stories, today is her last day on the job. In September, Waldholz will join the APRN as a roving, state-wide reporter on energy issues in Alaska. Beginning Monday, August 31st, Melissa Marconi-Wenzel will return as Morning Edition Host. Former Winter Fellow Emily Kwong will be the interim reporter as Raven Radio seeks a permanent replacement. Downloadable audio. more