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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Wednesday, April 3, 2024


Alaska Alaska Economic Trends April 2024 Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - April 2024 Processing sales and closuresHow many seafood processing jobs are in affected plantsby Dan Robinson and Same TappenA wave of seafood processing facilities from False Pass to Ketchikan were either put upfor sale or scheduled to close during all or part of 2024, beginning with a press release from Trident Seafoods in early December 2023 and end- ing with an announcement from OBI Seafoods at the end of January. Draft Alaska Salmon Research Task Force Report April 2024 NOAA Fisheries - April 1, 2024 The following is the most recent draft of our Alaska Salmon Research Task Force Report as of April 2024.  We will continue to build the report based on input from the task force, the Arctic Yukon Kuskokwim Working Group report recommendations on research needs for the Arctic Yukon Kuskokwim region, and public comment. Alaska, Canadian Officials Sign Agreement Aimed at Yukon Chinook Salmon Recovery Fishermen's News - April 3, 2024 Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) officials said April 1, that they have signed an agreement with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) regarding recovery of Chinook salmon in the Yukon River drainage. NationalUSDA seeking to buy more than 5.7 million pounds of Alaska pollock nuggets, other frozen fishSeafood Source by Nathan Strout - April 3, 2024The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to buy 5.7 million pounds of frozen Alaska pollock nuggets as well as 35,300 pounds of various frozen fish fillets. FYI’s State grants will fund two maritime history projects in Bristol Bay KTOO by Christina McDermott, KDLG - April 2, 2024 For State Historian and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Katie Ringsmuth, Alaska is linked to maritime history – a history dating back thousands of years to when Asia and North America were connected by Beringia. Alaska Fishing Organizations Set Date for Annual Expo Fishermen's News - April 3, 2024 Commercial longline fishermen in Southeast Alaska are planning a free day of educational workshops and training on April 24, aimed at boosting knowledge about harvesting seafood for new and veteran fishermen, as well as others interested in the fishing sector.

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