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Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...They are primarily dark gray with some white spots, and their pectoral fins can grow as long as 15 feet, according to NOAA's website.The public has 90 days to comment on the recommended changes.___Follow Caleb Jones on Twitter: @CalebAP

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-22/agency-whales-recovery-success-story
State
Humpbacks on rebound as agency mulls lift

...tangled in fishing gear and drowning.Donna Weiting, NOAA's director for the Office of Protected Resources, said the...pectoral fins can grow as long as 15 feet, according to NOAA's website.The public has 90 days to comment on the recommended...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-21/humpbacks-rebound-agency-mulls-lift
State
Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

...endangered.Humpbacks are found around the world. They weigh 25 to 40 tons and can grow up to 60 feet long, according to NOAA's website. The whales are primarily dark gray with some white spots, and their pectoral fins can get as long as 15 feet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/agency-proposes-lifting-protections-mos
State
On Writing: Moses and Me

...Because we cannot actually count the fish, we are always more or less uncertain about the size of a species' population. NOAA's fisheries scientists had therefore created a new overfishing definition that contained several pages of ultra-sophisticated...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/writing-moses-and-me
Art
Tsunami comms test tomorrow morning

...sounds over the airwaves in Alaska.It's just a test.NOAA's National Weather Service, the Alaska Division of Homeland...cities, including Anchorage, Valdez and Seward.Visit NOAA's National Tsunami Warning Center website at http://ntwc...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/tsunami-comms-test-tomorrow-morning
Local
NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...2014 estimate is 340 animals, up from 312 animals in 2012.The change was not scientifically significant, according to NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center."To determine whether a population is recovering or declining the, small changes from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/noaa-says-cook-inlet-beluga-numbers-inc
State
NOAA: Be on look-out for entangled whale near Juneau

Members of NOAA's Marine Mammal Stranding Network are asking...near the southeast tip of Shelter Island. NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement, NOAA scientists...the whale, and to report sightings to NOAA's Marine Mammal Stranding hotline at 877-925-7773...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-13/noaa-be-look-out-entangled-whale-near-j
Local
Designs now being accepted for Smart Gear Competition

JUNEAU - NOAA's Fisheries Service has awarded a $364,000 grant to the World Wildlife...groups, fishermen and the scientific community," said James Balsiger, NOAA's acting assistant administrator for fisheries. "All parties involved...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061409/nei_450838720.shtml
NOAA to hold forums in Southeast about 2011 halibut regulations

Officers from NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement will hold public outreach meetings in several Southeast Alaska communities next month to discuss 2011...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-04-20/noaa-hold-forums-southeast-about-2011-h
Local
Mariners help whales out of tangles

Capt. Greg Brown of the Weather Permitting went to NOAA's whale disentanglement training last year, but this 30-foot...reported in Southeast Alaska, said Lyman, who works for the NOAA's Fisheries Service. Entanglement can be trouble for marine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072909/loc_472293062.shtml

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