Kodiak is an Alaska Native Regional Corporation. Alutiiq Sugpiaq people are the original stewards of the lands and waters that now make up Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge and continue to live in relationship with the place that has been a homeland for more than 7,500 years. Koniag, an Alaska Native Regional Corporation, represents more than 4,400 Alutiiq shareholders.

Koniag is unique. Established in 1971 by Congress to settle aboriginal land claims in Alaska, Koniag is one of the 12 for-profit Alaska Native regional corporations. Owned by more than 4,400 Alutiiq Shareholders, Koniag’s social mission originated with our Alutiiq ancestors who have called our region home for thousands of years.

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Partner Category

We often partner with non-governmental conservation organizations on conservation projects, whether it's to conserve identified species such as the monarch butterfly or to advise on land acquisition for conservation so that it has the greatest benefit for species.

Partnering with energy, construction, and other private sector organizations to find creative solutions to conservation challenges.

We partner with federally recognized Tribes, Alaska Native organizations, Alaska Native corporations and the Native Hawaiian community to manage or influence important habitats for wildlife.

Other Partners

Here are just a few of our National Partners. You can view the full list of FWS partners, along with the regions and areas of focus our work together entails.

Partnership Services

Through our partnerships we are able to expand our capabilities through the inclusion of services in areas such as:

  • Grant opportunities
  • Sponsorship of grants
  • Cooperative Agreements

To find out more about how our partner provides services view our partner services below.