|Film: Red Gold: World's Greatest Salmon Run at Risk in Bristol Bay|
Come see Red Gold, the award-winning film about Bristol Bay, Alaska, home to the world's greatest sockeye salmon run. Hear from a panel of Bristol Bay commercial fishermen working to protect this world-class fishery from the threat of a giant open pit mine.
|Location New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, Boston|
Legislators from Connecticut and Massachusetts complained about the current “out-of-date allocation formula” in black sea bass, summer flounder and scup fisheries in a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce earlier this week.Read more...
The Southeast Alaska Fishermen’s Alliance recently announced that the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation has awarded the organization a Hollings Grant to reduce whale entanglements in Alaska salmon fisheries by increasing the use of acoustic whale pingers to minimize entanglements in fishing gear.