Nora Saks, KFSK - Petersburg


AK: Petersburg family leads charge to save historic cabin in Tongass National Forest

90 privately-owned cabins were grandfathered into the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska when areas of it were designated as wilderness. But once the cabins are passed down one generation, they are slated to be removed or destroyed. Listen now

AK: Southeast researchers are keeping up with the humpbacks

When animals are removed from the Endangered Species List, who keeps tabs on them? Often, the work of monitoring populations falls on volunteers. Listen now
Dungeness crab. (NOAA photo)

Summer SE Dungeness crab season shortened by three weeks

The summer season for the commercial Dungeness crab fishery in Southeast Alaska will be three weeks shorter than usual, closing on July 25th. Listen now

Business as usual for marine mammal deterrence

In Southeast Alaska, populations of some marine mammals, like humpback whales and Stellar sea lions, are on the rise. Some subgroups of these species have recently been removed from the Endangered Species list, leaving many commercial fisherman wondering what this means for them. Listen now