Mackenzie Mancuso, KDLG – Dillingham

Mackenzie Mancuso, KDLG – Dillingham
A woman ina gray sweatshirt on a boat

NOAA’s first tribal research coordinator aims to build partnerships with Alaska’s Indigenous communities

Mabel Baldwin-Schaeffer, the first tribal coordinator for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s communications program, was born and raised in Kiana, a small Iñupiaq village on the Kobuk River in northwest Alaska.
A bear eats a salmon that's jumpiong up some falls

High water in Brooks River prompts partial closure in Katmai so bears can fish

In a news release, Park Superintendent Mark Sturm said the water levels in the Brooks River have been unusually high this year, and the bears have a harder time fishing in deep waters. The closure will give bears unhindered access to shallower waters.