April 30, 2018

AMCC Welcomes New Executive Director Jason Dinneen

We’re pleased to welcome Jason Dinneen as AMCC’s new Executive Director! A lifelong Alaskan, Jason has had the good fortune of working in communities across the state. Jason spent college summers set netting in Cook Inlet, stick picking along the Beaufort Sea coast, and working on the Exxon Valdez oil spill. These early work experiences . . . MORE
April 12, 2018

April Council Meeting Update

It was a busy week at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) April meeting. Here’s a summary of the important items discussed: Taking final action on several charter halibut issues Advancing an abundance-based management approach for halibut in the Bering Sea Initiating a discussion paper to consider allowing the release of small sablefish Expanding . . . MORE
March 29, 2018

Modernizing Fisheries Management Should Benefit All Sectors

Modernizing Fisheries Management Should Benefit All Sectors By Shannon Carroll and Susie Zagorski for Fisherman’s News For more than forty years, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) has utilized a precautionary science-based approach to fisheries management. This approach has led to some of the most sustainably managed fisheries in the world. A key component to . . . MORE

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