Warmer waters do well unto this year’s hatchery salmon
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Crystal Lake Hatchery manager, Loren Thompson, says warmer waters are doing well unto young hatchery salmon.
The early reviews are positive for equipment installed at the Crystal Lake hatchery on Mitkof Island, 18 miles south of Petersburg. Last year the hatchery installed a heat exchanger to provide warmer water for young salmon. As Alexis Kenyon reports, it will be a few more years before anyone knows for certain if the project has worked.
Petersburg is hoping for legislative help to boost the size of a state land entitlement that comes with the formation of a new municipality. A local committee is recommending the borough seek all of the un-spoken for state land within Petersburg’s boundaries. more
The Sons of Norway has partnered with the local acting troupe to fund raise for both groups. more