Here's a list of ways YOU can countdown to Wild Salmon Day!
(Don't forget to share your activities on social media using #aksalmonday)
July 26: Study the differences in the five types of Pacific salmon we have in Alaska, and then quiz your friends.
July 27: Learn about the traditional and customary salmon harvest practices of Alaska Native communities in your area.
July 28: It’s Saturday – go fishing!
In Haines? Go visit the salmon booth at the Southeast State Fair!
In Soldotna? Look for us in the Progress Days Parade!
In Fairbanks? Go to our Salmon Bike Party!
July 29: Share the picture of the largest salmon you ever caught on social media with the hashtag #salmonsunday
July 30: Name as many jobs as you can that have to do with Alaska's wild salmon in 30 seconds. Ready? Go!
July 31: Pledge to vote to support salmon this November!
Aug 1: Record a video explaining why wild salmon are important to you. Post it to social media with the hashtag #salmonstories!
Aug 2: Have a salmon dip contest with your friends - who can make the tastiest one?
Aug 3: Post your favorite fun fact about fish to social media with the hashtag #fishfactfriday!
Aug 4: Put a sticker on your car, ATV, or water bottle before heading out for the weekend! (Don’t have one? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out the quickest way to pick up one nearby!)
Aug 5: Make plans (and RSVP on Facebook) to attend Wild Salmon Day events! No event in your community? Email email@example.com to host one!
Aug 6: Share the salmon love! Send some frozen wild salmon to a friend or family member in the Lower 48 so they can celebrate Wild Salmon Day from afar!
Aug 7: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find ways to volunteer in your hometown to protect salmon!
Aug 8: Tell us why YOU celebrate wild Salmon!
Aug 9: Donate to Stand for Salmon to support Alaska’s way of life.
Aug 10: Go to a Wild Salmon Day near you!