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

ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group6th—10th March 2017Participant List  
Working Group5th—8th December 2017Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Ingrid Abrahamsonisabrahamson [at] alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage
Steve Bairdsjbaird [at]
Mandy Bernardm2s.alaska [at]
Brian Blossombrian.blossom [at]
S. Jeanette Clarkjclark [at] nceas.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Tatiana Coopertatiana.cooper [at]
Willy Dunnewdunne907 [at]
Ian Duttonian [at] nautilusii.comNautilus Impact Investing, LLC
Christopher Guocguo2 [at] alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage
Ryan S. KingRyan_S_King [at] baylor.eduBaylor University
Ginny Litchfieldginny.litchfield [at]
Sue Maugersue [at]
Katherine McCaffertyKatherine.a.mccafferty2 [at]
Karyn Noyesknoyes [at]
Michael Opheimmopheim [at]
Mark Rainsmrains [at] usf.eduUniversity of South Florida
Robert Ruffnerrobert [at] kenaiwatershed.orgAlaska Board of Fisheries
Katherine Schakekatherine [at] nautilusii.comNautilus Impact Investing, LLC
Charles Simenstadsimenstd [at] u.washington.eduUniversity of Washington
Claramarie Walkercmwalker9 [at] alaska.eduUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage
Dennis Whighamwhighamd [at] si.eduSmithsonian Environmental Research Center
Darrel Williamsdarrel [at]

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