Wednesday, April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

ALASKA: Fisheries management a bright spot for state despite budget roller coaster
Anchorage Daily News by Tim Bradner - April 22, 2019
Times are tight for state budgets these days. It’s easy to forget the crucial role government agencies play in sustaining our economy. Fisheries are a prime example. Most Alaskans don’t know that Alaska is world-famous for its management of fisheries through a system based on science.

As part of Dunleavy administration directive, ADF&G considered selling its hatcheries
KBBI by Aaron Bolton - April 23, 2019
When Gov. Mike Dunleavy unveiled his budget proposal back in February, he also issued a directive asking departments to seek out state-owned properties that could be sold in an effort to save money.

Fishing for Energy marks 10 years of recycling derelict fishing gear
Seafood Source by Chris Chase - April 22, 2019
Fishing For Energy, a partnership between the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the NOAA Marine Debris Program, and Covanta and Schnitzer Steel Industries, celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year.

Will ocean seafood farming sink or swim? Study evaluates its potential by David Colgan - April 23, 2019
Seafood farming in the ocean—or marine aquaculture—is the fastest growing sector of the global food system, and it shows no sign of slowing. Open-ocean farms have vast space for expansion, and consumer demand continues to rise.

Federal Register
North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 04/24/2019
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Social Science Planning Team will meet May 7, 2019 through May 9, 2019.


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Pacific Seafood Processors Association
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