Memorial Day Weekend represents the unofficial start of summer in Alaska. It’s the weekend when people start cleaning up their yards, head out for the first camping, or boating trip of the summer and break out grills for barbecuing.
The FDA has approved a request of AquaBounty Technologies to produce genetically modified salmon within the United States.
New protection measures for crab and salmon will restrict timing, depth, and locations of mining operations in Norton Sound.
United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA), Alaska’s statewide commercial fishing trade association, has hired Scott Kelley as its Executive Administrator effective June, 2019. Kelley, a Juneau resident, brings vast experience in commercial fisheries as the former Director of Commercial Fisheries for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Today officially marks the start of the salmon season that is anticipated by seafood lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Participation in Alaska’s fisheries has dropped and specialization has increased during the past 30 years, according to a new study published in the journal Fish and Fisheries.