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Alaska's halibut and black cod harvest season opens Saturday

...setting the annual halibut harvest limit based on stock assessments and halibut biology, and the North Pacific Fishery Management Council makes allocative decisions based on that quota. The Alaska black cod fisheries are both federally and state...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-07/alaskas-halibut-and-black-cod-harves
Outdoors
My Turn: Listen to those threatened by concealed carry on campus

...fundamental right has to have a very compelling reason," ignores that collective goods-consider water, air, or even fisheries management-often restrict an individual's right for the best of society. Further, the belief that because nothing has yet...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-25/my-turn-listen-those-threatened-conce
Opinion
2013 saw largest salmon harvest ever

...Fick said."That's a real success story of what happens when you take the proper scientific based approach to fisheries management," Fick said. "If the run return says fish less, we fish less. It's a complex web."? Contact reporter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-27/2013-saw-largest-salmon-harvest-ever
Local
Wal-Mart to continue selling Alaska's fish

...Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute's Responsible Fishery Management certification because it was less pricey and more...credible and effectively promotes more sustainable fishery management."Baskin writes that ASMI, a marketing partnership...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-26/wal-mart-continue-selling-alaskas-fish
State
Business news roundup

...in the games." 15 fisheries gain RFM certificationMore companies gained internationally recognized Responsible Fisheries Management Certification recently, joining the more than 80 already certified, according to an Alaska Seafood Marketing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-04/business-news-roundup
Local
Winter fishing seasons begin, snow crab early

...seasons for the groundfish fisheries are also getting going.The catch limits were set by the federal North Pacific Fishery Management Council in December. The council manages fisheries from 3 to 200 miles offshore from Alaska. Groundfish catches...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/winter-fishing-seasons-begin-snow-crab-
State
State optimistic about Walmart seafood agreement

...Marketing Institute's certification program - the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization-based Responsible Fisheries Management - stacks up against MSC.The company's July 2013 decision to no longer purchase Alaska salmon evoked a response...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-09/state-optimistic-about-walmart-seafood-
Local
Management challenge: 'Fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...decisions to be a protest against fisheries management in Cook Inlet that they assert...communicate with the public how fisheries management works in the state and to...government after the North Pacific Fishery Management Council officially turned...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-15/management-challenge-fish-wars-escalate
State | AK legislature
Conserving the Kenai king is a mandate for board, ADFG

...to be impartial and objective on every decision. Both on the Board of Fisheries and at the federal North Pacific Fishery Management Council, it was a well-intentioned decision to require the appointment of stakeholders.But all too often...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/conserving-kenai-king-mandate-board-adf
State | Local
Revisions to fisheries act under review

...change would allow regional fishery management councils - such as the North Pacific Fishery Management Council - to phase rebuilding...programs created by a regional fishery management council.In Alaska, the Bering...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-30/revisions-fisheries-act-under-review
State

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