Oct 11 2013

AK CASC Fellow Studies Salmon in the Chugach National Forest

Maio Nishkian, a University of Alaska Anchorage Undergraduate and new Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center student is working with biology professor, Douglas Causey to study salmon in the Portage Valley of the Chugach National Forest. Causey approached the Forest Service, asking about research needs in the popular recreation area. His class of 35 students has been participating in the study, which involves catching juvenile salmon. The class has already discovered that juvenile King Salmon use this area, which was unknown before this study.

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