Friday, May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

PSPA will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.
 

Environment/Science
Essential Fish Habitat Consultation Protects Crab and Salmon from Mining Operations in Alaska
NOAA Fisheries - May 22, 2019
New protection measures for crab and salmon will restrict timing, depth, and locations of mining operations in Norton Sound, Alaska.
https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/essential-fish-habitat-consultation-protects-crab-and-salmon-mining-operations-alaska


Federal Register
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 05/24/2019
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Pacific Council) Highly Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) will hold a webinar, which is open to the public.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/05/24/2019-10961/pacific-fishery-management-council-public-meeting

Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Recreational and Commercial Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #1 Through #5
A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 05/23/2019
NMFS announces five inseason actions in the ocean salmon fisheries. These inseason actions modified the commercial and recreational salmon fisheries in the area from Cape Falcon, OR, to Pigeon Point, CA.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/05/23/2019-10808/fisheries-off-west-coast-states-modifications-of-the-west-coast-recreational-and-commercial-salmon


FYI’s
The Purpose Series: Sustaining Wild Alaska Pollock
Forbes by Jeff Fromm - May 23, 2019
With many meat manufacturers being criticized for their negative effects on the environment, the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers is out to change the narrative. As the largest, certified-sustainable fishery in the world, the brand is strictly monitored to ensure that the fish population isn’t depleted.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jefffromm/2019/05/23/the-purpose-series-sustaining-wild-alaska-pollock/#3e816cf02378

UFA names Kelley as executive administrator
Cordova Times - May 23, 2019
United Fishermen of Alaska has announced the appointment, effective in June, of Scott Kelley as the trade association’s new executive administrator.
https://thecordovatimes.com/2019/05/23/ufa-names-kelley-as-executive-administrator/

O’Shea Honored with NPAFC International Award
Fishermen's News - May 22, 2019
Retired US Coast Guard Captain John O’Shea, who has worked on marine fisheries policy issues at the regional, national and international levels, has received the 2019 International Award from the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC).
http://fnonlinenews.blogspot.com/2019/05/oshea-honored-with-npafc-international.html

 

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