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Crowdsourcing Conservation: App Aims to Help Protect Migratory Fish

salmon underwater

Tucked away in the remote expanses of Western Alaska, hidden streams carve through the untouched wilderness. Unique species of fish glide beneath the surface, oftentimes unnoticed and undocumented. The Alaska Fish Habitat Mapping project, more affectionately known as the “Fish Map App”, seeks to change this by documenting previously unreported migratory patterns and species.  The […]

‘Rivers of Gold’ Proposes Offshore Gold Mining Project for Solomon Area; Permit Process in Early Stages

Solomon River, Nome

Rivers of Gold has submitted its permit application to the Department of Natural Resources, seeking to mine specifically in the Solomon area. Both the Northern Norton Sound Fish & Game Advisory Committee and Kawerak have sent letters to DNR opposing this mining project. Given the nature of the proposed mining project, Rivers of Gold will also be required to file a permit application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.