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Subsistence partnership monitors sockeye count

ALASKA—For millennia, the subsistence harvest of salmon has been central to the culture and economy of Southeast Alaska’s people. It takes careful and informed management of salmon stocks to ensure the needs of local residents are met while preserving the productivity of the resource for future generations. To meet this challenge, the Forest Service is working with local tribal organizations and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on a number of salmon stock assessment projects throughout Tongass National Forest.

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