Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed?

2020-03-07T05:11:11-09:00

Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed? By Ned Rozell In a packed university conference room, biologist Randy Brown spoke of chinook, the fatty king of far-north salmon. “It's more than just a fish, it’s a culture,” Brown said to the Fairbanks crowd, many of them Alaska Natives. Brown is the lead author on a [...]

Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed?2020-03-07T05:11:11-09:00

Yukon River breaking up smoothly this year

2020-03-07T05:11:15-09:00

Yukon River breaking up smoothly this year By Ned Rozell: CIRCLE — As the pilot of a chartered Cessna 206 curved in for a landing above the Yukon River, his passengers squinted at white river ice that clung to the south bank near town. Chocolate brown open water filled river channels both upstream and downstream [...]

Yukon River breaking up smoothly this year2020-03-07T05:11:15-09:00

Moose flies a high-summer Alaska pest

2020-03-07T05:11:22-09:00

Moose flies a high-summer Alaska pest By Ned Rozell While boating down the Yukon River during the hottest summer recorded in Alaska (1915, when Fort Yukon reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit), missionary Hudson Stuck wrote about the wildlife that most bothered his party. "With the failure of a little breeze and the overcasting of the sky, [...]

Moose flies a high-summer Alaska pest2020-03-07T05:11:22-09:00