Summer 2015 Newsletter

coverphoto_websiteAlong the western shore of Cook Inlet, next to the Dena’ina Athabascan village of Tyonek and the mouth of the Chuitna River, lies 160 acres of grassy meadows, birch and spruce forest, and a mosaic of wetlands that contain cultural sites with deep significance to the Tyonek tribe. Our project partner, The Nature Conservancy, donated the land to the tribe with the agreement that it would be permanently protected by a conservation easement between the Native Village of Tyonek  (NVT) and Great Land Trust.

“It is like a family member has come home,” says Tyonek tribal president Al Goozmer.

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