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Margaret Bauman

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Margaret Bauman is a veteran Alaska journalist focused on covering fisheries and environmental issues. Bauman has been writing for The Cordova Times since 2010. You can reach her at mbauman@thecordovatimes.com.

2017 Bristol Bay harvest forecast is 27.47 million reds

State fisheries biologists are forecasting a run of 41.47 million sockeye salmon to Bristol Bay in 2017, with a potential harvest of 27.47 million...

Study proposes new steps to curb illegal harvests

A new study of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing proposes 10 steps policy makers should consider to improve the effectiveness of multilateral and unilateral...

Protecting habitat networks helps build climate change resistance

For the Bristol Bay watershed in Southwest Alaska, the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery, strength lies in a network of habitat diversity, says Daniel...

Pace of modernizing North Pacific fleet accelerates

Modernizing the North Pacific commercial fishing fleet, which plays a critical role in Alaska fisheries, is an increasingly important issue for Washington’s maritime industry,...

Study: Southeast rivers are economic gold mine

An economic study commissioned by Salmon Beyond Borders concludes that transboundary watersheds facing potential adverse impact from British Columbia mines are valued at just...

Interior cancels Beaufort, Chukchi offshore lease sales

A proposed final federal program for offshore oil and gas leasing from 2017 through 2022 takes the Beaufort and Chukchi seas planning areas off...

Salmon harvests down 15 million fish

New reviews of Alaska’s 2016 commercial salmon season confirm that it was a rough year for the industry, with the overall harvest of 112.6...

Contamination documented at reclaimed mine drill sites

A new study on reclaimed drill sites at the Pebble mine in Southwest Alaska says it is evident that there may be long-term reclamation...

House District 32 incumbent Stutes wins

With votes still to be counted on Nov. 9, Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, was the apparent winner in her bid for another term serving...

Disaster network would offer animal care training

Disaster preparedness to aid wildlife in the event of oil spills and natural disasters has been in the forefront of Alaska SeaLife Center efforts...

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