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Tribal groups seek greater role in land management

...subsistence representative to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.Ahtna demonstration projectA bill in...end goal is to get villages directly involved in fisheries management.If such a commission had been in place this summer...
My Turn: It's time for trawlers to pay their fair share

...Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council took action to reduce the halibut bycatch...That observer coverage is vital to ensuring that fishery management decisions are based on accurate data. The time...
Fisheries managers: Lend me your ear(bones)

...don't live long enough for those stories," Oxman said. The information from salmon otoliths is most valuable for fisheries management.The first 100 otoliths are taken from samples from Alaska's fisheries, mounted, read and databased. The...
Alaska Editorial: Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...already addressing the concerns motivating the people pushing the setnet ban.In the minefield that is Cook Inlet fisheries management and regulation, this initiative could set off an explosive reaction.Up until now, the Board of Fisheries has...
SHI aims to rebuild stocks to culturally, archaeologically indicated levels at historical locations

...researchers including Moss, the authors of "High Potential for Using DNA from Ancient Herring Bones to Inform Modern Fisheries Management and Conservation" write, "Coastal First Nations report that herring consistently returned to the same bays to...
Mormon church bucks the trend

...relations for the LDS church in Juneau. In his day job, he's the director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Fisheries Management program in Juneau.The LDS church keeps its congregations between 300 and 600 people, Criddle said. Earlier...
Judge requires CIFF to reimburse state for lawsuit costs

...state Department of Law $12,924. That amount was 20 percent of what the state spent defending itself in the fisheries management lawsuit, according to a Department of Law memo filed with the court June 18.The Cook Inlet Fishermen's Fund...
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...
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...
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...


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