Project Title & Description
The Bristol Bay River Academy
This project is to hold a week-long non-formal environmental education program called "The Bristol Bay River Academy" (The Academy) for 10-15 young adults (ages 14-22). The academy merges salmon and river education, with recreation and conservation principles to educate, engage and inspire Bristol Bay young adults to become local leaders in salmon stewardship. Through hands-on experiences, discussion, and lessons from local experts, it prepares the next generation of rural Alaska community leaders with the knowledge, values and skills necessary to uniquely engage in salmon conservation issues in their communities and have significant influence on local conservation decisions that will be made in the next decade.