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Qualitative and quantitative 2004-2005 data on Yakutat residents, local relationships to the Situk River, and management implications

This study examines relationships to place between residents of Yakutat, Alaska and the Situk River. It documents an assessment of local perspectives on use, conflict, and management issues on the river. Initial semi-structured, in-depth interviews were conducted with targeted community members in 2004 to gain an understanding of local perspectives. These interviews were used to help develop a quantitative survey of 225 random community members in 2005. This data publication contains the results of the quantitative survey, which includes data such as actual and preferred activities in the area, level of management services of facilities, desired changes in management services, the importance of the Situk River to the community, and similar local perspectives.

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Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area
POLYGON ((-143.907756 60.532384, -137.480754 60.532384, -137.480754 58.801747, -143.907756 58.801747))
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Yakutat is a borough at the center of a small-scale fishing society in Alaska. As of 2010, the population was 662, although the area covers around 9,463 square miles. Yakutat borders the Gulf of Alaska to the west, to which the Situk River flows as a wate
Forest Service Research Data Archive
Temporal Coverage
January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2005
Contact Name
Watson, Alan E.
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Program Code
005:059 - Department of Agriculture - Management Activities
Bureau Code
005:96 - Forest Service
Harvested from Forest Service
Harvest Source TitleForest Service
Harvest Source URIhttps://www.fs.usda.gov/rds/rdaoaipmh/o
Last Harvest PerformedSat, 01/18/2020 - 15:18

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U.S. Forest Service