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Monday, September 28, 2020

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Alaska fishing updates: Lots going on out on the water! Fis.com by Laine Welch - September 28, 2020 Salmon numbers continue to trickle in but the total catch won’t add up to much more than the 113 million fish taken so far. That’s about 85 percent of what state managers expected for the season. https://fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?l=e&country=0&special=&monthyear=&day=&id=109736&ndb=1&df=0 Environment/Science “Pebble Tapes” prompt Sullivan to raise volume on his opposition to the mine Alaska Public Media by Liz Ruskin - September 25, 2020 U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is speaking up to oppose the Pebble Mine. “Let me be even more clear: I oppose Pebble Mine. No Pebble Mine,” he wrote on Twitter Thursday night. https://www.alaskapublic.org/2020/09/25/pebble-tapes-prompt-sullivan-to-raise-volume-on-his-opposition-to-the-mine/ Labeling and Marketing 3MMI - Russian Pink & Chum vs Alaska’s Salmon Season TradexFoods - September 28, 2020 With under 2 months left in Russia's Pacific Salmon Fishery, just over 272,000 metric tonnes have been harvested. The situation in China is that Russian Salmon has been really short and boats continue to raise prices. Commentary from BBRSDA’s Executive Director Andy Wink on The 2020 Alaska Salmon Season and some insights into the future for the fishery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cs8Kj7k1WXE&feature=emb_logo FYI’s UAF graduate fisheries program will add traditional knowledge Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - September 26, 2020 Indigenous knowledge of fisheries will play a key role in graduate level studies expected to begin at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in fall 2021, with a goal of interesting more Alaska Native students in fisheries management careers. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2020/09/26/uaf-graduate-fisheries-program-will-add-traditional-knowledge/

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