Valley groups organize to protect wild salmon

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2 year old Robert Morgan studies a northern pike, a voracious predator in Alaska, threatening various fish populations. Photo by Patty Sullivan/MSB

Science shows wild salmon can not maintain their numbers if their habitat is not protected. That’s why in the state’s most rapidly developing area, some Mat-Su Valley groups have formed a salmon conservation partnership that has already received national recognition.

Ellen Lockyer, APRN – Matanuska-Susitna Borough