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Charter operators recognize that Every Halibut Counts
April 17, 2015

We’re Hiring! Fisheries Conservation Director Position Now Open

Position Announcement: Fisheries Conservation Program Director The Alaska Marine Conservation Council is seeking a new Fisheries Conservation Program Director to join our effective, dynamic, and dedicated staff team. The Fisheries Director plays a key leadership role in the strategic development and execution of AMCC’s Fisheries Conservation program at the regional, statewide, and national levels. This . . . MORE
April 16, 2015

April Council Meeting Tackles Chinook Bycatch

Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Salmon Bycatch The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (the Council) concluded its April meeting last week following several days of discussion on the issue of salmon bycatch in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands fisheries. In-river salmon fishermen who are experiencing low returns of king salmon and restrictions on traditional subsistence harvest expressed deep concerns . . . MORE
March 16, 2015

Talking Fish from Portland to Portland, Coast to Coast

By Hannah Heimbuch, Community Fisheries Organizer At the end of February, while Homer basked in 40-degree weather, I ventured out for a visit to a very wintery New England. In Gloucester I was able to spend three days with members of the Fish Locally Collaborative, a diverse group of marine conservationists that work to create . . . MORE

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