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Supporting sustainable fisheries, one bite at a time

...connect shareholders with their seafood.Alaskan's Own started in 2010 with a handful of boats from Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association's Fishery Conservation Network, supplying seasonal fish to 18 subscription members in Sitka. In 2011...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science Southeast Alaska fishing fleets can avoid them. A few in particular are "the dirty dozen," said Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association executive director Linda Behnken. Each technology brings important ethical considerations, said Reid...
EPA exemption still in limbo

...During a February Senate subcommittee hearing, representatives from United Fishermen of Alaska, the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association said that a permanent fix is needed.At the hearing, United Fishermen of Alaska Executive Director...
Juneau man charged with firing gun in Sitka bar

...Davis is a board member of the Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association and is active in the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association, the Sitka Sentinel reported.Witnesses told police that Davis followed Keith Widmyer into the men's...
Thanks Alaska delegation for listening to the fishing industry

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) recently approved a restructured observer program that extends observer coverage to Alaska's small boat fleet.
Fair fare

...subscription-based program to Juneau in late spring, according to Linda Behnken, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association (ALFA). Alaskans Own operates Alaska's first community supported fishery (CSF), connecting diverse...
A supporter of the fishing industry

...gubernatorial candidate Alaska's fishing industry needs. She has my support, and the endorsement of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association. Linda Behnken Director, ALFA Sitka
Stop aerial pesticide, herbicide spraying

...against aerial spraying. They include, the United Fisherman of Alaska, Alaska Trollers Association, Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association, Southeast Alaska Gillnetters Association, also the tribal governments of Hydaburg, Kasaan, Craig...
F&G, fishermen differ on halibut no reason not to publish the (proposed) rule," said Linda Behnken, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association. She sent a letter to Fish and Game Commissioner McKie Campbell on Tuesday complaining that his request...
Groups seek economic safeguards for villages

...shares" that can concentrate ownership into a few hands, said Linda Behnken, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association. "Our basic concern is to make sure that people who live in coastal communities can still afford to...


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