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Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

Editor’s note: this is the fifth in the Morris Communications series “The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon.” For a young state, Alaska has a long history with fisheries management. Alaska’s desire to manage fisheries, and salmon in particular, was a driving force during the push for statehood, and more than a century before that, the commercial fishing industry was a major component of the United States purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1857. [email protected] 12:25