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Public Hearing on Humpback Whale Critical Habitat in Petersburg 1.6.2019

There will be a public hearing held by NOAA concerning the Humpback Whale critical habitat designation in Petersburg from 4pm-7pm January 6th, in the Petersburg Borough Assembly Chambers. The meeting will begin with a brief presentation by NOAA Fisheries giving … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Meeting

There will be a public meeting with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), tomorrow, December 3rd at 3:00pm in the Assembly Chambers regarding the South Harbor Dredge Project. The Project Partnership Agreement will be reviewed and there will be time … Continue reading

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Southeast Sea Otter Stakeholder

The Southeast Sea Otter Stakeholder Meeting is being held in Juneau tomorrow, November 6th, from 8:30am-5:00pm at the Lecture Hall at the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum. You can attend in person, or stream the meeting live. In response to … Continue reading

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2020 Young Fishermen’s Summit

The Young Fishermen’s Summit will be held January 21-23 in Juneau Alaska. The Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit builds leadership and networking capacity in the Alaska commercial fishing industry during three days of intensive training. The fast-paced program features industry leaders in … Continue reading

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Presentation on Humpbacks Foraging near Hidden Falls

Today, at 1pm Madison Koma, a Masters student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will be presenting on her findings of foraging humpback whales near Hidden Falls hatchery. You can watch her presentation from this link: https://alaska.zoom.us/j/822403929   Recent increases in … Continue reading

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Southeast Alaska Regional Planning Team, Purse Seine Task Force, and Drift Gillnet Task Force Meeting Schudle

Petersburg. . . The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today the following information about the Southeast Alaska Purse Seine and Drift Gillnet Task Force meetings and the Southeast Regional Planning Team (RPT) meeting. The department holds annual meetings … Continue reading

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This Marine Safety Information Bulletin from the USCG as a reminder that the Tongass Narrows is a 7 knot speed zone. Fees for violations begin at $1,000 for the 1st offense and a map of the zone is included.

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