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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.

Federal report includes new fish species

An updated marine fish inventory included in a new federal survey of the Arctic food web includes 20 newly confirmed species among the 109...

Salmonfest 2016: a musical and educational experience

Three days of nearly steady rain did little to dampen the spirits of some 6,500 fans who descended upon the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds at...

USF&W clarifies predator control rules

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife decision clarifying predator control on Alaska’s national wildlife refuges is drawing criticism from state officials who say this erodes...

Celebrating Salmon with Fish and Song

Bristol Bay Native Corp. kicked off festivities for the first Alaska Wild Salmon Day in Anchorage on Aug. 10 with a midday event featuring...

Alaska to date remains anthrax free

Warming Arctic temperatures can create an environment friendly to bacterial infections like anthrax, an infection spread by contact with bacterial spores, which plant-eating animals...

PWS braces for harvest of humpies and silvers

Pink salmon were the major contributor over the past week to the overall rise in the catch of wild Alaska salmon in Prince William...

Salmon still coming to Copper River

Commercial fishing effort in the Copper River, Coghill and Eshamy districts, along with the Prince William Sound general seine and hatchery fisheries boosted the...

Mini golf game suspended for pollution concerns

A popular Fairbanks lodge and restaurant has agreed to suspend for now a miniature golf game that allowed customers to try hitting golf balls...

EPA, DOJ settle with oil refiners

A $25 million settlement has been reached with subsidiaries of Tesoro Corp. and Par Hawaii Refining to resolve Clean Air Act violations at refineries...

Salmonfest celebrates salmon and its habitat

Indigo Girls, the Grammy Award-winning folk rock duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, headline this year’s Salmonfest, Aug. 5-7 at Ninilchik, three days...