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USDA Seafood Trade Relief Program

The USDA recently introduced the Seafood Trade Relief Program (STRP) including $530 million for U.S. fishermen impacted by ‘retaliatory tariffs.’ Fishermen can apply for relief through the program until December 14, 2020. The STRP seafood payment rate will be on … Continue reading

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Sea Grant workshop on Seafood Direct Marketing

Alaska Sea Grant will also be holding a 5-day online workshop on starting and operating a seafood direct marketing business beginning at 5:30pm each evening of April 20, 22, 24, 26, and 29. The workshop will cover regulations, marketing, business … 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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Alaska DMV Vessel Registration Law

In 2018 SB92 Derelect Vessel Act was voted into law as an effort to address the delinquent and abandoned vessels throughout the State of Alaska. Documented and Undocumented vessels must now registered with the Alaska Department of Motor Vehicles. This registration is … Continue reading

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SEAK Purse Seine Buyback update

Due to the government shutdown, SEAK Purse Seine Buyback Ballots have not been mailed. They were meant to be received by permit holders and returned to NMFS between January 15-February 15th.

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