The Kuskokwim tributary survey unit includes parts of 4 main lower Kuskokwim River
tributaries originating from the mountains to the south and east.
Summer-run populations in the lower Yukon River drainage did not cluster exclusively with each other, including populations from the Kuskokwim River
in western Alaska and Nushagak River from northern Bristol Bay in the dendrogram cluster.
Sitting in one of the largest deltas in the world, where the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers
empty into the Bering Sea, it is a treeless tundra exposed to wind-driven rain and coastal storms.
People used to commercial fish for salmon on the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers
, but the last two decades have seen a significant decline in salmon and commercial fishing has almost disappeared.
In her own area, the Red Devil Mine--an old, unused mercury and cinnabar mine--is leaking contaminants into the Kuskokwim River
Fuel barges can no longer navigate the Noatak River in Northwest Alaska, and reaching communities along the upper Kobuk and the upper Kuskokwim River
by barge is becoming more challenging.
The Donlin Creek project is located in southwest Alaska approximately 480 kilometers (300 miles) west of Anchorage and 19 kilometers (12 miles) from barge access on the Kuskokwim River
Napaskiak is a village of about four hundred people on the Kuskokwim River
about five miles downstream from Bethel, the regional hub.
One of the world's largest gold deposits lies in Southwest Alaska ten miles from the tiny Kuskokwim River
village of Crooked Creek.
For remote villages such as the ten along the Kuskokwim River
in southwest Alaska that joined to form The Kuskokwim Corporation, there are few other economic opportunities.
Each represents villages within specific regions: the Nome area, the Yukon River delta, the Kuskokwim River
delta, Bristol Bay, St.
In addition to the housing prototype for Anaktuvuk Pass, Cooke plans to discuss another prototype developed for homes in Quinhagak, a village at the mouth of the Kuskokwim River