Archive of: Fishery Stories

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October Issue 3 2014

Gulf catch share proposals move to analysis

October Issue 2 2014

Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

The Alaska Board of Fisheries will meet in Juneau Oct. 15 and 16 to discuss Southeast and Prince William Sound escapement goals and agenda change requests for the upcoming meeting cycle. The board is meeting for its annual work session, where it hears preliminary reports on escapement goals for each of the regions it will discuss as part of its regular meeting cycle for 2014-15.

Observer changes, Gulf ratz on tap for North Pacific council October Issue 1 2014

Observer changes, Gulf ratz on tap for North Pacific council

Changes to the observer program and discussion of a possible Gulf of Alaska rationalization program are back on the menu at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s October meeting. The council, which will meet Oct. 8-14 in Anchorage, will also approve crab fishery catches, take final action on Pacific cod fishery for the Community Development Quota, or CDQ, fleet and take action on Bering Sea crab fishery provisions.

Tribal organizations seek greater role in land management October Issue 1 2014

Tribal organizations seek greater role in land management

Tribal organizations are asking to take over some aspects of wildlife management, or at least to have a greater voice in the process. That larger role in the process — an effort the Alaska Federation of Native has supported — known as co-management could ultimately simplify things by bringing all the players together.