The interest in kelp farming is there. Lease applications nearly doubled last year, and a recent training attracted hundreds of participants.
Alaska’s House Fisheries Committee is considering a bill that would allow Board of Fisheries and Board of Game members to join discussions even if they’ve declared they have a financial stake in the matter.
Salmon in the Classroom lets kids follow the salmon life cycle, up close and personal.
Ketchikan residents woke up this weekend to find their homes, cars and roads covered in as many as 20 inches of heavy, wet snow.
Metlakatla’s attorneys say lawmakers implicitly granted tribal members the right to fish in nearby waters — even outside the reserve’s boundaries.
Whistleblowers leaked documents to them showing that Department of Labor commissioner Tamika Ledbetter blocked about $450,000 in fines that her agency’s inspectors wanted to levy against Copper River Seafoods.
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is sending out two surveys —one for fishermen and one for processors — about the effects of the pandemic.
Impacts to the environment are unknown at this time. According to the Coast Guard, no wildlife was observed within the worksite.
According to a report from the Department of Environmental Conservation, the vessel owner reported 1500 gallons of diesel fuel and 55 gallons of hydraulic oil on board at the time of sinking.
A 22-page final report released on Thursday culminates two years of data collected from water, sediment and fish tissue in three transboundary watersheds that straddle the frontier. And now, Alaska and British Columbia governments say their work is done.