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My Turn: Time to empower and employ the next generation of Alaska fishermen

...all boots on deck for this one. ? Rachel Donkersloot is the Working Waterfronts Program Director at the Alaska Marine Conservation Council. She was raised in the fishing community of Naknek.
Thanks Alaska delegation for listening to the fishing industry the concerns of coastal fishermen. Steve Fish Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association Kelly Harrell Alaska Marine Conservation Council Dale Kelley Alaska Trollers Association Eric Olson Fishing Vessel Owners Association Chuck McCallum Gulf...
My Turn: A new way forward in the Gulf

...Rachel grew up in Naknek and earned a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the University of British Columbia studying catch share programs internationally. She is the Fisheries Program Director for the Alaska Marine Conservation Council.
Critics blast crab-quota shares for processors

...Thursday to reject a plan to give processors quota shares in the lucrative Bering Sea crab fishery. The Alaska Marine Conservation Council in Anchorage and the Crab Rationalization and Buyback Group in Sitka urged legislators who are revising...
Alaska Digest

...the pristine reputation of Alaska's wild salmon products, said Paula Terrel, Southeast director of the Alaska Marine Conservation Council. Regulators say they will reject mixing-zone proposals that could have an adverse impact on spawning...
State eyes easing pollution rule

...state's commercial fishing season. "Nobody can comment," said Paula Terrel, Southeast director of the Alaska Marine Conservation Council. "The majority of the fishermen don't have a clue what's happening because they are fishing and will...
Pollution proposal gets chilly reception

...included in discussions on the proposal. "They didn't know about it," said Paula Terrel, with the Alaska Marine Conservation Council, who was echoed by Dale Kelley of the Alaska Trollers Association. Both women spoke to officials in the...
State misses deadline but plans to forge ahead with mixing zones, they can do, without going to this extreme," said Paula Terrel, a Juneau representative for the Alaska Marine Conservation Council. Elizabeth Bluemink can be reached at .
Groups seek economic safeguards for villages

...contain adequate controls on excessive consolidation," added Dorothy Childers, executive director of the Alaska Marine Conservation Council. "A small number of people have become wealthy and about 800 people have lost their jobs," Childers...
Fishermen worry about mixing zones

To Juneau salmon troller Steve Ricci, a state proposal to allow new pollution discharges in fish streams appears to be a threat to his livelihood.


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