|Film: Alaska's 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. Organizer: Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay - http://fishermenforbristolbay.org/
|Location Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine|
National Fisherman Live: 1/27/15
In this episode:
Assessment: Atlantic menhaden is not overfished
Bering Sea pollock fishery casts off
Dock to Dish opens Florida’s first CSF
Second wave of disaster funds for Alaska
Fisherman lands N.C.’s largest bluefin ever
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is still seeking public review and comment on the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Conformance Criteria (Version 1.2, September 2011). The public review and comment period, which opened on Dec. 3, 2014, runs through Monday, Feb. 3.
NOAA, in consultation with the Department of the Interior, has appointed 10 new members to the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The 20-member committee is composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience who advise the departments of commerce and the interior on ways to strengthen and connect the nation's MPA programs. The new members join the 10 continuing members appointed in 2012.