Friday, July 19, 2024

Tag: alaska

Alaska SeaLife Center CEO stepping down

Board members of the Alaska SeaLife Center announced on Sunday that Tara Riemer will step down after 20 years at the Center, the last...

DOE funds will boost testing of energy transition for commercial fisheries

Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA) is taking another step forward toward decarbonizing the seafood industry, with plans to pilot test hybrid and full electric...

Murkowski urges suspending federal funds for Canadian transboundary watershed projects

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is urging the Biden administration to suspend any U.S. assistance to Canadian mining projects until environmental protections are established for...

BBNC honors supporters of wild Alaska salmon

Four Alaska advocates for wild Alaska salmon were honored with “Fish First” awards during the sixth Bristol Bay Wild Salmon Celebration in the nation’s...

Arctic Inupiat advocate for North Slope land rights

A nonprofit communications network on Alaska’s North Slope has asked a congressional committee to be included as a voice for Arctic Inupiat people in...

Bears make the most of their last month out

September means many things to me. It means a mad dash to pick berries and mushrooms before they dwindle away. It means duck dinners...

Southeast king, tanner crab task force to meet

State fisheries officials will hold a meeting of the Southeast king and tanner crab task force on Sept. 28 at the public library in...

Port Valdez North Goat Hunt opens Oct. 1

State wildlife conservation officials have scheduled the opening of registration permit hunt RG248 for mountain goats on Oct. 1 in Game Management Unit 6D.  The...

Ahtna program awarded Indian Youth Corps grant

Ahtna’s Cultural Heritage Youth Program has been awarded a $560,000 grant by the Department of the Interior as part of its new Indian Youth...

Record salmon catch collides with dip on global demand

A robust 2023 catch exceeding 219 million Alaska salmon is bringing few smiles to the face of commercial fishermen faced with a global market...