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Alaska businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...Julie Decker told Legislators during a February presentation. Decker is executive director of the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation, which helped write the plan.The plan was released last spring, and since then, the partnering groups...
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...does all the way to the final product on the plate," said Julie Decker, executive director of the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation, host of the event. Dates of the competitions and tastings are Feb. 15 in Seattle, Feb. 17 in Juneau...
Crab shell socks: Coming soon to a retailer near you

...The idea is slowly catching on in Juneau.In February, the annual Symphony of Seafood held by the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation was held for the first time in Juneau. The event also introduced a brand new category this year - "Beyond...
Something new at Symphony of Seafood

...has reached far beyond the plate. The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation is organizing its 22nd annual Symphony...February. For more information about the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation and the Symphony of Seafood competition...
Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry

With our massive land endowment and bragging rights as the largest state in the nation, it's easy to lose sight of an important fact - Alaska is a maritime state. We have more miles of coastline than all other U.S. coastal states combined.
Federal agencies drop MSC for salmon certification

...Alaskan - sustainability is written into the Alaska Constitution, MSC critics said. Jim Browning, Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation executive director, said at the time, "the majority of these processors now feel it is time to redirect...
Empire Editorial: A good salmon flip-flop

...2012 because eight major Alaska processors dropped financial support of the MSC in favor of what the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation, Inc. then called "a broader marketing message."A new set of GSA "Health and Sustainability Guidelines...
Sen. Lisa Murkowski holds economic forum in Juneau, timber, tourism and mining industries. Guests include Marc Jones, executive director of the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation; Robert Zuanich of the United Fishermen of Alaska; George Woodbury, executive director of the Alaska...
Alaska fishermen jump to help Gulf Coast colleagues

...feeling shivers of empathy. "It's really bad down there," said Marc Jones, a former director of the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation who is now co-managing an Alaska effort with Sen. Lisa Murkowski's staff to provide long-term...
Direct fish marketplace could be upcoming option

...for the wild foods found in the water. Gary Gillette, port engineer, applied for a grant from the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation and told the Docks and Harbors board Thursday they received unofficial notice that they will get a...


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