Alaska Tribes to Receive $400,000 from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded $200,000 each for conservation work to the Native Village of Tyonek and Telida Village Council under the Tribal Wildlife Grant program. The Native Village of Tyonek, in partnership with Tyonek Tribal Conservation District, will be using funds to remove a barrier to fish passage on Old Tyonek Creek, opening up 8 miles of river to Chinook and coho salmon.

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