Project: Protection of Ekuk Beach Commercial Fishing Setnet Site Infrastructure.

Project Description: The Ekuk Beach is eroding, set net commercial fishers are facing a natural infrastructure failure. It needs to be protected. First objective is to find engineering solutions.

People/Organizations responsible for completing these stepsEkuk Village Council, Ekuk Fisheries, Commercial fishers.

Cost Estimates:

Costs: $70,000 for feasibility study

Timeline: 8/30/2023

Funding Partners: Army Core of Engineers, Denali Commission, Ekuk IGAP, EDA

Evaluation Measures:

  • Three options for beach protection. One chosen solution, and implementation.

Key Project Contact:

Name: Jennifer Robinette      

Title: Ekuk Environmental Coordinator

Organization: Native Village of Ekuk

Questions about the CEDS?

Contact Kristina Andrew

Economic Development Program Manager

(907)-842-5257 ext. 6223

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