Sen. Sullivan and Lt. Gov. Mallott in Ottawa

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Transboundary news to share! Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott recently returned from Ottawa, the federal capital of Canada. The two held meetings with Canadian government officials to communicate Alaskans long-standing concerns about mining and other industrial pollution in transboundary … Continued

Bristol Bay Protections Back on the Table

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Bristol Bay News On Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a major announcement: they will keep the 404(c) protections that can offer permanent protections to Bristol Bay on the table.  In a statement, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt explained that after … Continued

We’re starting 2018 with a bang!

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It’s that time of the year again. Fishermen are dusting off their 2018 to-do’s, purchasing equipment, mending gear and getting ready for the upcoming salmon seasons. This winter, United Fishermen of Alaska’s Salmon Habitat Information Program (SHIP) has been monitoring … Continued

Why Ocean Acidification Matters @Expo2017

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You’re invited to learn about Ocean Acidification at Pacific Marine Expo! On Friday November 17th from 11:45am – 12:30pm at the Concourse Stage, UFA and Washington Sea Grant are hosting a panel at Pacific Marine Expo called “Fishing Industry and Ocean Acidification: … Continued

We’ve been busy promoting healthy salmon habitat

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Just because nets are put away, doesn’t mean the work stops!  Here’s what’s inside: Thank you! Hundreds of fishermen commented through SHIP’s Action platform Ocean Acidification infographic Ocean Acidification presentation (Juneau) Ocean Acidification panel (Pacific Marine Expo)

Act Now! Pebble Mine Comments Due

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Act now, Pebble Mine comments due! The Trump Administration’s EPA is now seeking public input on its decision to reverse its 2014 Proposed Determination to add specific protections to water quality in the Bristol Bay watershed. The 2014 Determination would have ensured … Continued

PASSED! Alaska Wild Salmon Month

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Big news for salmon fishermen! Yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed Resolution 261 recognizing the month of September 2017 as “Alaska Wild Salmon Month” sponsored by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski. By recognizing Alaska’s salmon economy is supported by wild salmon returning to … Continued