This section speaks to the human environment and conditions of the Bristol Bay drainages – that is the land status, infrastructure, cultural resources, and subsistence and recreational uses of the study area. Research reported here has been assembled from 2004-2008, with some sections including data gathered through 2010. Download individual chapters from the link at the right, either in summary or complete form, or explore individual chapters below.

Chapters

CHAPTER 18: Land and Water Use

Status of private and public lands and surface waters

Chapter 19: Transportation

Existing and proposed land, water and air transportation facilities and services

Chapter 20: Power

Existing services and facilities

Chapter 21: Socioeconomics

Demographics, economy, infrastructure and history of the Lake and Peninsula Borough, Bristol Bay Borough and the Dillingham Census Area

Chapter 22: Cultural Resources

Prehistory, ethnography and history

Chapter 23: Subsistence and Traditional Knowledge

Role of subsistence with current and historical subsistence harvests and use areas

Chapter 24: Visual Resources

Scenic quality of the landscape

Chapter 25: Recreation

Outdoor recreational resources and activities with estimated economic contributions to the study area