Alaska User groups gear up for weak sockeye and king runs KDLL by Sabine Poux - February 10, 2022 A “weak” run is again forecasted for Upper Cook Inlet sockeye – continuing a trend of poor runs that has fishermen worried about the future of the fishery. https://www.kdll.org/post/user-groups-gear-weak-sockeye-and-king-runs#stream/0 Environment/Science Russia creates action plan to respond to challenges of climate change Seafood Source by Ivan Stupachenko - February 11, 2022 Russia’s Ministry for Agriculture has published a new document outlining steps to mitigate the risks posed to the country’s agricultural and seafood industries by climate change. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/environment-sustainability/russia-creates-action-plan-to-respond-to-challenges-of-climate-change FYI’s New memorial scholarship honors commercial-fishing Wrangell siblings Sig & Helen Decker KSTK by Sage Smiley - February 9, 2022 A new memorial scholarship aims to connect Southeast high school students to the seafood industry, and to the legacies of two commercial-fishing siblings who were killed in a tragic accident in 2020. https://www.kstk.org/2022/02/09/new-memorial-scholarship-honors-commercial-fishing-wrangell-siblings-sig-helen-decker/ 11 finalists competing for 2022 Seafood Excellence Awards Seafood Source by Chris Chase - February 10, 2022 Eleven finalists have been announced for the 2022 Seafood Excellence Awards, which will take place at Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America on 13 March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/11-finalists-competing-for-2022-seafood-excellence-awards Sea Grant eyes potential of kelp tortillas, chips Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - February 6, 2022 You won’t see them on the snack platter for Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 13, but don’t count kelp tortillas and kelp chips out for future major sports events or friends and family gatherings. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2022/02/06/sea-grant-eyes-potential-of-kelp-tortillas-chips/ Historical evidence reveals Pacific cod fishery likely started a decade earlier than originally thought KUCB by Maggie Nelson - February 10, 2022 The Pacific cod fishery may have started about ten years earlier than originally thought, at least on a small-scale level, according to a recent peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Anthropological Research. https://www.kucb.org/science-environment/2022-02-10/historical-evidence-reveals-pacific-cod-fishery-likely-started-a-decade-earlier-than-originally-thought NPFMC Honors Scientist, Attorney for Outstanding Achievement Fishermen's News - February 9, 2022 Members of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, meeting virtually this week due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, have recognized retiring NOAA General Counsel Lauren Smoker and NOAA Fisheries senior scientist Anne Hollowed for outstanding achievement. https://fishermensnews.com/npfmc-honors-scientist-attorney-for-outstanding-achievement/ Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.pspafish.net Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.