Young king salmon boosting counts on Taku River KFSK by Joe Viechnicki - June 5, 2019 There are some promising returns of younger, wild-stock king salmon on one Southeast Alaska river this spring. Returns of fully-grown chinook are still disappointing but the increase in younger fish could signal a rebound in future years. https://www.kfsk.org/2019/06/05/young-king-salmon-boosting-counts-on-taku-river/ Pink salmon disaster relief grant delayed to July 1 Cordova Times by Rep. Louise Stutes - June 5, 2019 Dear Friends and Neighbors, I wanted to keep everyone in the loop regarding the follow-up to my pink salmon disaster relief update in last Friday’s paper. https://thecordovatimes.com/2019/06/05/pink-salmon-disaster-relief-grant-delayed-to-july-1/ Copper River sockeye show up early, give optimism for fleet Alaska Journal of Commerce by Elizabeth Earl - June 5, 2019 Copper River fishermen are getting a nice change of pace from the last two years this season as the sockeye run is shaping up better than expected so far. http://www.alaskajournal.com/2019-06-05/copper-river-sockeye-show-early-give-optimism-fleet Environment/Science Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with climate change UW News by Michelle Ma - June 4, 2019 An ample buffet of freshwater food, brought on by climate change, is altering the life history of one of the world’s most important salmon species. https://www.washington.edu/news/2019/06/04/early-lives-of-alaska-sockeye-salmon-accelerating-with-climate-change/ Labeling and Marketing Seafood to drive growth in the converted flexible packaging sector through 2023 Seafood Source by Madelyn Kearns - June 5, 2019 Seafood will continue to be one of the leading food markets driving growth in the converted flexible packaging sector in the United States, according to a new report from industrial research company The Freedonia Group. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/processing-equipment/seafood-to-drive-growth-in-the-converted-flexible-packaging-sector-through-2023 FYI’s PWSSC to honor Gary Martinek with fisheries achievement award Cordova Times - June 5, 2019 Retired hatchery manager Gary Martinek will be honored on Saturday, June 8, with a Fisheries Achievement Award, a tribute to his over 25 years of pioneering otolith marking techniques and improving sockeye salmon hatchery management practices. https://thecordovatimes.com/2019/06/05/pwssc-to-honor-gary-martinek-with-fisheries-achievement-award/
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