Thursday, April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020

Alaska

With pandemic procedures in place, Copper River ready to open
Alaska Journal of Commerce by Elizabeth Earl - April 29, 2020
With about two weeks until the Copper River salmon season, the industry is pulling together the details of how to execute a safe fishery amid the coronavirus pandemic.
https://www.alaskajournal.com/2020-04-29/pandemic-procedures-place-copper-river-ready-open

Alaska steps up COVID-19 safety measures ahead of summer salmon season
Seafood Source by Brian Hagenbuch - April 29, 2020
Governor Mike Dunleavy’s administration released an extensive new health mandate laying out the latest guidelines for Alaska’s upcoming fishing seasons last week, amidst concerns of the spread of COVID-19 in rural areas of the state.
https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/alaska-steps-up-covid-19-safety-measures-ahead-of-summer-salmon-season

Alaska Air converting passenger jets to hold cargo only
Seafood Source by Ben Fisher - April 29, 2020
Alaska Air Cargo plans to begin flying Alaska passenger jets as domestic cargo-only flights, which will carry only essential goods including seafood, mail, and medical equipment, according to the company.
https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/alaska-air-converting-passenger-jets-to-hold-cargo-only


FYI’s
Pandemic Prompts Boost in SeaShare Donations
Fishermen's News - April 29, 2020
SeaShare’s effort to provide high quality portions of seafood to food banks nationwide has moved into high gear in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has left millions of Americans unemployed and struggling to put food on their tables.
http://fnonlinenews.blogspot.com/2020/04/pandemic-prompts-boost-in-seashare.html
 

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