It’s no secret that Alaskan salmon are in trouble. Everything from habitat loss and overfishing to warming ocean temperatures is impacting these fish. While state and federal agencies sit in taxpayer-funded meetings to determine a solution, others are actively fixing things as much as they can.
The Tanana Chiefs Conference, which consists of representatives from 42 tribes in Interior Alaska, created a Fishing Task Force to address the problems plaguing salmon runs in the Yukon River.
You can read more about this effort here.