Made of Salmon: Alaska Stories from the Salmon Project by Nancy Lord

By Nancy Lord

All over the area, salmon populations are in difficulty, as overfishing and habitat loss have mixed to place the once-great Atlantic and Pacific Northwest runs at severe probability. Alaska, notwithstanding, sticks out as a unprecedented good fortune tale: its salmon populations stay powerful and fit, the results of years of cautious administration and conservation courses which are rooted in a shared figuring out of the significance of the fish to the lifestyles, tradition, and heritage of the state.

Made of Salmon brings jointly greater than fifty assorted Alaska voices to have fun the salmon and its position in Alaska lifestyles. a mixture of phrases and photographs, the publication interweaves longer works via a few of Alaska’s most interesting writers with shorter, extra anecdotal bills and wonderful pictures of Alaskans fishing for, catching, maintaining, and consuming salmon in the course of the nation. A love letter to a fish that has been vital to Alaska existence for hundreds of years, Made of Salmon is a reminder of the stakes of this nice, ongoing conservation battle.

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