Tag Archives: invasive species

Local Groups Examine Crayfish in the Buskin River

Blythe Brown (right) and Kelly Krueger hold up crayfish they sampled from Buskin river. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak and the Kodiak Soil and Water Conservation District have teamed up to determine just how much of a presence one invasive species has in the Buskin River. Blythe Brown, project coordinator with the Conservation District, says her …

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Felt-Soled Waders: A Slippery Slope Toward Contamination

Brianna Gibbs/KMXT As the salmon make their way up stream, and the rivers of Kodiak bustle with eager anglers, Fish and Game wants to remind sportsfishermen about the ban on footgear with absorbent felt on the soles. Tyler Polum is a Fisheries Biologist for Fish and Game and said felt-bottomed shoes aren’t illegal, but rather, not permitted in freshwater. This …

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