Wild Alaska Salmon Day Celebrates Link Between Fish, Humans, and Alaskan Culture
Tomorrow is the fourth annual Wild Alaska Salmon Day. Alaskans everywhere will be celebrating by eating, preserving, singing the praises of, fishing for, or otherwise being part of the season that celebrates Alaska's favorite seafood.
On May 8, 2016 Alaska’s then Governor Bill Walker signed the newest state holiday into law.
“Nearly all Alaskans are impacted by salmon in some way – whether through subsistence, recreational, or commercial fishing, or just sheer appreciation for Alaska's abundant wildlife,” Walker said as he signed the bill. “HB 128 is intended to...Full Story »