May 2015

King Makers: Club restores shoreline to sustain salmon

BIG LAKE – The Alaska Sailing Club, founded in 1967, owns 340 feet of shoreline in its own cove on Big Lake. Over the past few years, the club has become aware of how valuable shoreline habitat is to salmon production.

Salmon, Land & Partnerships in the Native Village of Tyonek

Alaska made history as leaders from the Native Village of Tyonek celebrated a gift of culturally and ecologically important land. The Nature Conservancy donated the 160-acre parcel to the tribe and Great Land Trust will steward the land with NVT in perpetuity through a conservation easement.