How are Alaska’s salmon doing? There is no one single answer to this question, but rather many.

In April 2023, we were joined for an insightful lecture on the state of Alaska’s salmon and people from University of Alaska Fairbanks Fisheries Professor Dr. Peter Westley. In this video, Peter takes us on a compelling thirty minute tour of Alaska’s wild salmon and the people who rely on them today. Why are Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon runs setting all-time records while King Salmon runs around the state struggle? What opportunities and threats are on the horizon? What can people control about wild salmon, and what can’t we control?

Check out the video below to learn more!