Senate passes resolution opposing Aleutians marine sanctuary

...Responsibility in December petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to create a sanctuary of 554,000 square nautical...near the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands. The federal fisheries agency rejected the petition but told proponents they could...
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...former nominee to the Alaska Board of Fisheries has been charged with misdemeanor wildlife...Bill Walker nominated Maw to the Alaska fisheries board in January. Maw withdrew from...Alaska, according to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission database.In Montana...
No limits set on west Cook Inlet clams

KENAI - The Alaska Board of Fisheries decided against taking action on a proposal that would have imposed limits on clams on a remote beach on the west side of Cook...
Sullivan meets with Canadian ambassador on mine issue

...their hands may be tied when it comes to mine permitting and safety across the border and fear of an impact on the state's fisheries. Sullivan said Tuesday from Washington, D.C., that he had a "very constructive meeting" with Ambassador Gary Doer...
Local | AK legislature
Around town for Wednesday, March 25

...Flyfishers Meeting, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Library. ADF&G and the Forest Service will describe local roadside fisheries projects. All are invited at no charge.Karaoke Night, 9 p.m., every Wednesday, Rendezvous.
My Turn: Fisheries must put Alaska first

...have the best-managed salmon fishery in the world. We benefit for...and on).These are federal fisheries. You know how we moan about...heard of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council? Neither...and the conservation of our fisheries resource.Bear with me as...
Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

Federal fisheries managers on Tuesday unanimously...Coast ban on new commercial fisheries for forage fish, the little...for food.The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted...It now goes to the NOAA Fisheries Service for the development...
Empire Editorial: On the topic of transboundary mines, a response to Mr. Bill Bennett

...watershed assessment in 1995, "the fisheries resource is believed to have declined...Mount Washington." At one point, the fishery in the Tsolum generated as much as...year for local communities. Today, the fishery isn't worth the cost of bait. Another...
My Turn: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward

...working to spearhead commonsense fisheries reforms through Congress...born: the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management...the MSA "Americanized" our fisheries and created wealth and certainty...strongest, most sustainable fishery in the world. All across...
Lawmakers advance bill prioritizing personal use fishing

...has advanced a bill prioritizing personal use fisheries.Senate State Affairs heard public testimony...Stoltze's bill to prioritize personal use fisheries over sport and commercial fisheries when there is a management concern. Subsistence...
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