This image shows the confluence between a cold, turbid glacial stream and a warmer, clear rainfall-fed stream. Photo credit: J. Ryan Bellmore.
Every plant and animal species, no matter how big or small, depends on other plants or animals to survive.
Steep Creek near Juneau, Alaska, is a good spawning ground for sockeye salmon. USDA Forest Service photo by Teresa Haugh.
Wild salmon are interwoven into the economy, cultural identity, and subsistence life-support systems of southeast Alaska.