From PCFFA: Planning and Paying for Future Fisheries Research

August, 2003 PLANNING AND PAYING FOR FUTURE FISHERIES RESEARCH FISH STOCKS AND FISHING COMMUNITIES DEPEND ON GOOD DATA By Pietro Parravano, Ky Russell, Paul Siri There it was, above the fold in a newspaper one morning this past month: record federal deficit expected this year and an even larger one next year. The occupation of … Continue reading From PCFFA: Planning and Paying for Future Fisheries Research

From PCFFA: A PACIFIC RIM STRATEGY FOR WILD SALMON

May, 2003 A PACIFIC RIM STRATEGY FOR WILD SALMON ARE FISH FARMS NECESSARY IF WE CAN MEET WORLD SALMON DEMAND WITH OUR WILD FISH? By Zeke Grader, Natasha Benjamin, Glen Spain The Alaska Department of Fish & Game is forecasting a harvest of 151 million salmon this year, up from the 131 million harvested in … Continue reading From PCFFA: A PACIFIC RIM STRATEGY FOR WILD SALMON

Why the Klamath Basin Matters to Fishermen

August, 2001 WHY THE KLAMATH BASIN MATTERS W. F. “Zeke” Grader, Jr. and Glen Spain Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations “Diversion of water is potentially one of the most serious factors adversely affecting salmon in western Oregon and northern California … [W]ater rights and attendant diversions have a potentially strong effect on salmon and … Continue reading Why the Klamath Basin Matters to Fishermen

108th Congress: What to Push For and Watch Out For

January, 2003 What to Push For and Watch Out For In the 108th Congress Zeke Grader and Glen Spain For the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations With the close of the contentious 107th Congress, it is once again time for the fishing industry to take political stock and craft an agenda for the new … Continue reading 108th Congress: What to Push For and Watch Out For

“AQUATIC CONSERVATION STRATEGY” PROPOSED CHANGES

The “Aquatic Conservation Strategy” Proposed ChangesWhy to Comment and How Deadline: 3 February 2003On 25 November 2002, the Bush Administration published notice of its intent to change some of the key aquatic species protection provisions of the Northwest Forest Plan. The Northwest Forest Plan was adopted in April 1994 under the previous Administration as a … Continue reading “AQUATIC CONSERVATION STRATEGY” PROPOSED CHANGES

The New Wave of Aquaculture Threatens Commercial Fisheries

December, 2002 AQUACULTURE’S NEXT WAVE THREATENS TO SWAMP COMMERCIAL FISHERIES MOVING OFFSHORE, OUT OF SIGHT AND FREE OF SCRUTINY By Natasha Benjamin Institute for Fisheries Resources The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is promoting aquaculture, again. But this time it’s not onshore or along the coast, but offshore where the operations will largely be out … Continue reading The New Wave of Aquaculture Threatens Commercial Fisheries