SASAP: Kenai Lowlands Salmon Research Synthesis and Design of Tools for Integrated Watershed Management

Principal Investigators:

Claramarie Walker, Ryan S. King, Mark Rains, Charles Simenstad, and Dennis Whigham

The Kenai Lowlands watersheds of south-central Alaska support abundant salmon that underpin robust commercial and sport salmon fisheries (valued at over $80 million per year on the Kenai Peninsula; ADFG 2014, Carson et al. 2009). In addition to the dependence on salmon as an economic mainstay, coastal communities on the Kenai Lowlands rely on salmon as an important local food source and cultural touchstone. While the majority of Alaskans value and feel strongly about salmon (e.g., Earth Economics 2013, Schwörer 2013, The Salmon Project 2014), these... more

Participants and Meetings

Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group6th—10th March 2017Participant List  
Working Group5th—7th December 2017Participant List  
Working Group5th—9th March 2018Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Steve Bairdsjbaird@alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage
Ingrid Bentzsyverine@alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage
Amanda C. Bernardm2s.alaska@gmail.comThe Kenai Mountains to Sea Partnership
Brian Blossombrian.blossom@alaska.govAlaska Department of Fish and Game
S. Jeanette Clarkjclark@nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Ian Duttonian@nautilusii.comNautilus Impact Investing, LLC
Christopher Guochguo@alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage
Ryan S. KingRyan_S_King@baylor.eduBaylor University
Ginny Litchfieldginny.litchfield@alaska.govAlaska Department of Fish and Game
Sue Maugersue@inletkeeper.orgCook Inletkeeper
Katherine Army Corps of Engineers
Karyn Noyesknoyes@kpb.usKenai Peninsula Board
Michael Opheimmopheim@svt.orgSeldovia Village Tribe
Mark Rainsmrains@usf.eduUniversity of South Florida
Robert Ruffnerrobert@kenaiwatershed.orgAlaska Board of Fisheries
Katherine Schakekatherine@nautilusii.comNautilus Impact Investing, LLC
Charles Simenstadsimenstd@u.washington.eduUniversity of Washington
Claramarie Walkercmwalker9@alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage
Dennis Whighamwhighamd@si.eduSmithsonian Environmental Research Center
Darrel Williamsdarrel@ninilchiktribe-nsn.govNinilchik Traditional Council
Jacob Arguetajmarguetajacobs@alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska
Jared Kibelejkibele@nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Alice J Rademacherajrademacher@alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska
Branden Bornemannbranden@kenaiwatershed.orgKenai Watershed Forum
Andrea Jacukajacuk@ciri.comCook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI)
Phil Northpnorth@tulaliptribes-nsn.govTulalip Tribes
Stephen Paytonspayton@svt.orgSeldovia Village Tribe

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"SASAP: Kenai Lowlands Salmon Research Synthesis and Design of Tools for Integrated Watershed Management" is project ID: 12761