In response to salmon declines, Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association and regional Native organizations joined with state and federal agencies to create the AYK SSI, a proactive science-based program working cooperatively to identify and address the critical salmon research needs facing this region. AYK SSI is the largest example of co-management of research funding addressing salmon within the Pacific Rim. AYK SSI is one of the largest, most successful programs of its kind in North America.
AYK SSI DRAFT Chinook Salmon Research Action Plan Available for Public Comment
[LOCATION: SHERATON ANCHORAGE HOTEL] Over the past year, the Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative (AYK SSI) has been working to develop our new Chinook Salmon Research Action Plan to address the steeply declined populations in our … Read More
AYK SSI Chinook Salmon Expert Panel evaluates the weight of evidence for seven hypothesized drivers of declines to produce a new "Chinook Salmon Action Plan" for the region.
To focus AYK SSI research funding on most probable and highest priority … Read More
The Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative is honored to announce that the efforts of Charles Krueger, Christian Zimmerman, Karen Gillis and Joseph Spaeder were awarded the Meritorious Service Award from the American Fisheries Society, … Read More
The AYK SSI Research & Discovery Report includes short synopses of all 55 projects from 2002-2010 outlining the results of our salmon research within the Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim regions. Download Report(23.3MB PDF file). Read More