International

Could A Ban On Fishing In International Waters Become A Reality?
KUCB by Alastair Bland – September 14, 2018
The jury is in on marine reserves: They work. Research has repeatedly shown that fish numbers quickly climb following well-enforced fishing bans, creating tangible benefits for fishers who work the surrounding waters. In fact, many experts believe fishing will only be sustainable if marine reserves are expanded significantly.
http://www.kucb.org/post/could-ban-fishing-international-waters-become-reality

Federal Register

North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 09/14/2018
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet October 1, 2018 through October 9, 2018.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/09/14/2018-20025/north-pacific-fishery-management-council-public-meeting

FYI’s

Yes for Salmon hearing to be held in Dillingham
KDLG by Avery Lill – September 12, 2018
The public is invited to provide testimony in Dillingham on a ballot measure that aims to toughen salmon habitat protection in the state permitting process. The hearing will be September 29.
http://www.kdlg.org/post/yes-salmon-hearing-be-held-dillingham#stream/0

Effort Intensifies to Recycle Old Commercial Fishing Nets into New Products
Fishermen’s News – September 12, 2018
A research scientist intent on helping the seafood industry responsibly dispose of old fish nets, preferably by recycling them into ingredients for or actual new products, met this past week in Anchorage, Alaska, with an eclectic group offering a variety of potential uses for tons of discarded nets.
http://fnonlinenews.blogspot.com/2018/09/effort-intensifies-to-recycle-old.html

Saving the stories from Bristol Bay’s Naknek cannery
Alaska Public Media by Kathleen McCoy – September 6, 2018
It takes a wide net to save a rich salmon story. At least 16 public entities and individuals are working to gather and document the rich history of the Naknek Cannery in South Naknek, Bristol Bay. They intend to place it into context with the global maritime world.
https://www.alaskapublic.org/2018/09/06/saving-the-stories-from-bristol-bays-naknek-cannery/

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September 14, 2018