National

Long outlawed, salmon ranching might make a comeback
The Kitsap Sun by Tristan Baurick – June 21, 2016
OLYMPIA — A long-prohibited method of salmon farming is gaining support among state fisheries managers.
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/local/long-outlawed-could-salmon-ranching-make-a-comeback-35d08362-88ce-37a9-e053-0100007fc778-383881381.html

CIA instructors discuss teaching the art of seafood
Nations Restaurant News by Bret Thorn – June 20, 2016
Seafood is complex. Different fish cook differently and taste differently. They can be tricky to butcher, and managing to source them sustainably can be challenging even for veteran chefs.
http://nrn.com/seafood-trends/cia-instructors-discuss-teaching-art-seafood

Environment/Science

Alaskans press Canada to work with the U.S. to protect key international salmon rivers
SiteNews – June 20, 2016
Ottawa, Canada – The potential of an immense downstream threat to crucial salmon fisheries and Alaskans’ way of life from a combination of mining in the headwaters of key Northwest B.C. watersheds and weak B.C. environmental regulations brought Alaskan Tribes, commercial fishing groups and conservation organizations to Ottawa last week seeking help.
http://www.sitnews.us/0616News/062016/062016_international_salmon_rivers.html

Newsletters

North Pacific Council June newsletter
NPFMC – June 2016
GOA Trawl Bycatch Management, Observer Issues, Tanner Crab. Custom Processing
Exemption, Crab Management, Research Priorities
http://www.npfmc.org/wp-content/PDFdocuments/newsletters/news616.pdf

Alaska Sea Grant Fishlines Newsletter
Sea Grant Alaska – June 2016
Students Awarded Marine Policy Fellowships in DC, Students Train via Alaska Sea Grant 2016-2018 Research Projects, Alaska Sea Grant Staff Changes, Marine Mammal Guidebook Wins Award
https://seagrant.uaf.edu/news/fishlines/2016/june.php

FYI’s

Cordova’s EPC urges for Navy to move trainings slated for May 2017
EPC and their partners are advocating for the Navy to move trainings in the Gulf of Alaska planned for May 1-12 2017 to sometime after September
Cordova Time by Cinthia Gibbens-Stimson – June 13, 2016
The Eyak Preservation Council (EPC) would like the public to know that it’s not too late to file a letter stating concerns regarding the U.S. Navy’s plans to train in the Gulf of Alaska May 1-12, 2017.
http://www.thecordovatimes.com/article/1624cordovas-epc-urges-for-navy-to-move-trainings

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June 22, 2016