Please note: Starting Monday, December 12th, PSPA updates will switch to a 3-day week email with updates every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. National NOAA, BOEM Develop Joint Strategy for Fisheries Surveys Fishermen's News - December 7, 2022 A Federal Survey Mitigation Strategy developed by NOAA Fisheries and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is the new vehicle for the two agencies to address potential impacts of offshore wind energy development on NOAA Fisheries’ scientific surveys. https://fishermensnews.com/noaa-boem-develop-joint-strategy-for-fisheries-surveys/ NOAA, NFWF announce record $136 million for coastal resilience Saving Seafood - NOAA Fisheries - December 7, 2022 The following was released by NOAA Fisheries: NOAA and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced a record investment in projects that will help communities prepare for increasing coastal flooding and more intense storms, while improving thousands of acres of coastal habitats. The funding, in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DOD) and private sector partners, provides more than $136 million to support 88 natural infrastructure projects in 29 states and U.S. territories. https://www.savingseafood.org/news/conservation-environment/noaa-nfwf-announce-record-136-million-for-coastal-resilience/ Environment/Science Seawatch: Proposals sought for salmon habitat studies Homer News by Cristy Fry - December 7, 2022 An opportunity to receive funding for salmon habitat studies on the Kenai Peninsula is becoming available, with the possibility of many benefits to commercial salmon fishing in Cook Inlet. https://www.homernews.com/news/seawatch-proposals-sought-for-salmon-habitat-studies/ FYI’s School kids should eat more fish, federal agency says Washington Post by Joe Davidson - December 8, 2022 Students looking at their cafeteria offerings find a bounty of chicken, beef and pork for lunch. Seafood is scarce. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/12/08/school-lunches-seafood-gao-report/ Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: email@example.com; 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.
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