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Copper River proposals considered at Board of Fish

Twenty-five proposals for changes in management of Copper River fisheries will be considered by the Alaska Board of Fish which is meeting in Cordova on December 3-8, 2014.

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PWS Resource Advisory Council Recruiting Members
PWS Resource Advisory Council Recruiting Members
The Prince William Sound Resource Advisory Council (PWS RAC) is accepting applications from individuals interested in advising the U.S. Forest Service on projects that protect and enhance the outstanding natural resources of Chugach National Forest and surrounding area. There are 8 positions that need to be filled by individuals who live in the Prince William Sound area (Cordova, Valdez, Tatitlek, Chenega, and Whittier).
Fishery Technician Program offered throughout region
Fishery Technician Program offered throughout region
Alaska is currently experiencing a shortage of fisheries technicians and biologists, a trend that is predicted to continue for at least the next ten years (University of Alaska/Southeast). To help fill that gap, the PWS Community College and the University of Alaska/Southeast have formed a partnership to offer an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Fisheries Technology at the PWS Community College campuses in Glennallen, Valdez and Cordova.
CRITR Awarded Conservation Innovation Grant
The Copper River-Ahtna Intertribal Resource Conservation District (CRITR) was awarded a Conservation Innovation Grant of $640,000 from the U.S.D.A. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Funds will be used to develop technical expertise in wildlife habitat and forestry management for benefiting forage vegetation available to moose, an important subsistence species in the Copper Basin region.

Events

Dam Nation (Cordova Pioneer Igloo, from Nov 29, 2014 07:00 PM to Nov 29, 2014 09:00 PM)
Movie screening in Cordova, November 29, 2014, on the story of removing obsolete dams and the benefits to fish productivity.
Board of Fish Meeting (Cordova, AK, from Dec 03, 2014 08:00 AM to Dec 08, 2014 04:30 PM)
Copper River fishery proposals will be considered at the December Board of Fish meetings in Cordova.
December Regular Board Meeting (United States, from Dec 09, 2014 04:30 PM to Dec 09, 2014 06:00 PM)
Regular December Board meeting for the Copper River Watershed Project Board of Directors.
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