Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Fishery Mitigation Program
Salmon Enhancement – 2012-2015

Grant Awards:

A competitive grant process was conducted for salmon enhancement projects in April 2013 by the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development (DCCED), Division of Community and Regional Affairs. Awards were made in spring 2013 to the following entities for the projects listed:

Grantee Project Award Total
Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (SSRA) Whitman Lake Water Supply Upgrade $200,000
Douglas Island Pink and Chum Incorporated Juneau Area Chinook Expansion at Lena Cove $71,750
Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (SSRA) City Creek King Salmon Project $101,070
Armstrong-Keta, Inc. Port Armstrong Hatchery Chinook Salmon Remote Release & Coho Salmon Increase $199,980

In May 2014, an additional funding opportunity utilizing the remaining funds not awarded in previous cycles was made available to all grantees with current DCCED funded salmon enhancement projects. A review committee assessed the additional funding requests and recommendations were made to, and approved by, the DCCED Commissioner’s office. The following entities received additional funding that increased their total project awards:

Grantee Project Award Total
Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association Deer Mountain Hatchery Expansion $264,610
Prince of Wales Hatchery Association Water Pipeline Replacement $281,408
Prince of Wales Hatchery Association Port St. Nicholas Hatchery Operations $103,400