Working together to protect the integrity of Alaska's marine ecosystems and promote thriving coastal communities.

December 24, 2016

Member Spotlight: Jim Stratton

Jim Stratton is a long-time Alaskan and a founding member of AMCC. He has more than 30 years of public lands advocacy experience, including various roles at Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, Alaska Conservation Foundation, and an 8-year stint as Director of Alaska State Parks. Jim recently retired from the National Parks Conservation Association as Alaska . . . MORE
December 23, 2016

North Pacific Council Postpones Gulf Trawl Bycatch Management Program

By Shannon Carroll This month, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) wrapped up its final meeting of 2016 by pulling the plug on the Gulf of Alaska Trawl Bycatch Management Program. Citing an impasse in discussions between the State of Alaska and members of the trawl and processing sectors, the Council passed a motion . . . MORE
December 22, 2016

Winter Reflections: Well-Being and Resource Access

By Rachel Donkersloot This is a tricky time of year. The calendar says we’ve just barely crossed into winter. Our minds and bodies, immersed in bouts of ice fog and subzero sunshine, know that the season’s astronomical start lags behind its existential arrival. What a rush to remember what winter really (I mean, really) feels like! . . . MORE

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