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UAS fish tech program has in-state focus

...educating an upcoming generation of fisheries technology professionals with the University of Alaska Southeast's fisheries technology program.Barbara Morgan...for prospective students.UAS' fisheries technology program is designed to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/uas-fish-tech-program-has-state-focus
State
KSM moves forward

...silver and molybdenum mine upstream of rivers that enter the ocean within about 50 miles of Ketchikan.Southeast Alaska fisheries, tribal, municipal and environmental groups oppose the development, fearing the mine would pollute those rivers and harm...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/ksm-moves-forward
State
Fisheries scholarship awarded to Alexandra Lyons

The University of Alaska Southeast Fisheries Technology program named Alexandra Lyons...Chum scholar. The award is given to a fisheries technology student who demonstrates...and an interest in pursuing a career in fisheries," according to a UAS news release...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/fisheries-scholarship-awarded-alexan
Outdoors
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...Bristol Bay feed world-premier fisheries."I look forward to working...bay, said protection for the fishery has been a 25-year battle...the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world, and the waters...president recognized our great fisheries out here and how important...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-17/obama-withdraws-bristol-bay-offshore-dr
State
Litterbirds

...brains are actually relatively bigger than ours," Willson said - so bird-brained need not be an insult.Bob Armstrong, a fishery biologist and former professor who continues to photograph and write about Alaskan wildlife, thinks ravens "just get bored...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/litterbirds
Local
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...unacceptable risk of harm to the Bristol Bay fishery. Even assuming a properly functioning...it seems like a no-brainer that this fishery would be protected from mining interests...poses an unacceptable risk of harm to our fishery. Bristol Bay residents have been aware...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-12/my-turn-bristol-bay-salmon-are-spotli
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...according to statistics provided by the Coast Guard to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. So has the number of flight hours for the Coast Guard aircraft assigned to fisheries patrols.The Coast Guard desperately needs icebreakers for its Arctic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion
Southeast by the (updated) numbers

...Seafood industry numbers were record-breaking in 2013, and Southeast Alaska benefited.The region led the state's salmon fisheries in everything but sockeye, though halibut and black cod (sablefish) counted for a disproportionately high value.Schijvens...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/southeast-updated-numbers
Local
Sitka herring fishery may open Thursday

...JUNEAU - The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery could open as early as Thursday.KCAW...Department of Fish and Game is placing the fishery on a two-hour notice.That means seiners...roe, or eggs, in the fish.Though the fishery is usually only open for a week, its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/sitka-herring-fishery-may-open-thursday
State
Sitka fishermen continue herring fishery

...ly/1kY3Fs2) reports the total was just under the 5,300 tons caught Thursday in the first opening of the sac roe herring fishery.Both openings were in Starrigavan and Katlian bays.The guideline harvest this year is 16,333 tons and Department of Fish...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-28/sitka-fishermen-continue-herring-fisher
Local

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