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Pacific Marine Expo, booth 4125
November 16-18 in Seattle

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Why Ocean Acidification Matters @Expo2017

You're invited to learn about Ocean Acidification at Pacific Marine Expo!

On Friday November 17th from 11:45am - 12:30pm at the Concourse Stage, UFA and Washington Sea Grant are hosting a panel at Pacific Marine Expo called "Fishing Industry and Ocean Acidification: What's the Bottom Line for Salmon Fishermen?" Topics to be discussed include:
  • Overall impacts of increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska marine waters
  • Impacts on salmon and the adaptation of the commercial fishing industry.
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UFA Update: Pacific Marine Expo Update – One Week Countdown!

UFA’s Fall 2018 membership drive concludes at Pacific Marine Expo! Have you registered yet?  - Click HERE to register for free prior to the show! UFA will be in the NEW Alaska Hall, in our new larger booth #4125 along with our friends from AFDF. Charge your phone, grab some coffee or water, rest your feet, and visit with UFA board, members and fishing friends.  Show hours: Thursday, November 16th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, November 17th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 18th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Show and seminar schedule UFA Salmon Habitat Information Program (SHIP) Panel discussion -  Is Ocean Acidification Taking A Toll On Salmon? …Friday Nov 17 - 11:45 AM - 12:30 on the Concourse Stage. Check UFA’s Facebook page for logo items, deals, and info on...
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We’ve been busy promoting healthy salmon habitat

Just because nets are put away, doesn't mean the work stops!  Here's what's inside:
  • Thank you! Hundreds of fishermen commented through SHIP's Action platform
  • Ocean Acidification infographic
  • Ocean Acidification presentation (Juneau)
  • Ocean Acidification panel (Pacific Marine Expo)

Thank you for weighing into EPA SHIP launched our online platform in conjunction with the EPA's comment period on Bristol Bay and Pebble Mine. Our tool is designed for fishermen to weigh in on issues important to salmon habitat. We'd like to express our sincerest gratitude to the hundreds of fishermen who weighed into the EPA.

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UFA Update: October 12, 2017

Registration is open for Pacific Marine Expo. NOV 16 - 18, 2017Travel info Comment to EPA on Bristol Bay Mining Withdrawal of Proposed Determination before October 17 - UFA Salmon Habitat Information Program TAKE ACTION Page (or see item #25 for links and info) Thanks to the Alaska Salmon Alliance, Resources for All Alaskans, KPFA, UCIDA, and Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association for helping to host an excellent meeting and reception in Kenai. Support UFA Business members on our website HERE. Thanks to new business member Desperate Marine LLC of Homer! Support UFA today - Visit 'Become a Member' on our website to see the various membership levels and benefits.   Contents: Inclusion of an item does not mean that UFA endorses or agrees.   Statewide
  1. Call for Applications - Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission and Board of Fisheries
  2. Board of Fisheries Worksession, October 17-19, Anchorage
  3. High salmon prices and huge catch...
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Act now, Pebble Mine comments due!

The Trump Administration's EPA is now seeking public input on its decision to reverse its 2014 Proposed Determination to add specific protections to water quality in the Bristol Bay watershed. The 2014 Determination would have ensured large-scale mining did not cause irreversible harm to habitat that sustains the world’s largest salmon fishery. Just as Bristol Bay fishermen hauled in a near-record harvest of 37 million sockeye salmon, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent a blow to the industry by reversing an earlier decision to implement Clean Water Act protections for water quality in the watershed. You may have commented in the past, but today, fishermen can weigh in again to the Trump Administration on whether protections for Bristol Bay's world-class salmon fishery should be erased....
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