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Ancient herring may hold clues to current resource management

Posted: April 3, 2014 - 11:01pm

The Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a lecture on new research on ancient herring populations on Tuesday, April 8 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Sealaska Plaza. The lecture, featuring Madonna Moss, will unveil research on ancient herring populations and her lecture will touch on how to use this information to help declining herring populations in Southeast Alaska.

Moss, a professor of anthropology at University of Oregon, has studied herring bones at 16 archaeological sites in Southeast Alaska that date back 10,000 years. With current data only dating back to the mid 1900s, Moss’ research and findings may hold the solution to improve resource management of herring fisheries.

The lecture is free but attendees are welcome to donate to the construction of the Walter Soboleff Center.

For more information, contact Chuck Smythe at 586-9282.

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