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NEWS Capital City Weekly KAKE - Timber, construction and commercial fisheries are down, the cannery closed decades ago, and the salmon hatchery here is closing next month. The Organized Village of Kake, the Hoonah Indian Association and organizers across Southeast have another hope: oyster farming.

Half-shell hopes

Participants in the Southeast Soil & Water Conservation District's Shellfish Farming Workshop pose on the third and final day of the classes. Participants were from the Organized Village of Kake, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, the Hoonah Indian Association, and the conservation district, which aims to become an
Mary Catharine Martin | Ccw
Participants in the Southeast Soil & Water Conservation District's Shellfish Farming Workshop pose on the third and final day of the classes. Participants were from the Organized Village of Kake, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, the Hoonah Indian Association, and the conservation district, which aims to become an "information clearinghouse" in Southeast.
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