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The Cordova Net Recycling Program is still going strong!

To date 180,464 pounds of unwanted nylon net has been recycled through the program. Keeping unwanted net out of the landfill helps to prolong the life of the landfill and landfill equipment and it reduces the danger net pose to land and marine animals!

To date 180,464 pounds of unwanted nylon net has been recycled through the program. Keeping unwanted net out of the landfill helps to prolong the life of the landfill and landfill equipment and it reduces the danger unwanted nets pose to land and marine animals. 

How to Recycle Nets in Cordova: 

1. Cut- Clean Web and Clean Web only. Remove an non-nylon materials; no cork, lead, or weedlines. 

2. Bundle- Bundle web and tie with hanging twine or wrap in a piece of pat web. Please do not bag.  

3. Deposit- Deposit web is the back of marked containers. Containers are located at Redden Marine on Harbor Loop Road and at the City Baler at 1 mile Whitshed Road. 

Cordova Net Recycling

News

Copper River Basin Area Plan Update Underway
Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources is initiating a public planning process to update the 30 year old Copper River Basin Area Plan, which focuses on the eastern half of southcentral Alaska and encompasses roughly 16 million acres of land within the Copper River Basin. Scoping comments are due by April 29, 2016.
Apply now for the 2016 Copper River Stewardship Program
Apply now for the 2016 Copper River Stewardship Program
All students currently in 8-12 grade with a connection to the Copper River watershed are invited to apply for the 2016 Copper River Stewardship Program. This year's trip will take place June 27-July 8 and will include a multi-day rafting trip on the Copper River from Chitina to Cordova.
2016 CRWP scholarship application released
2016 CRWP scholarship application released
Applications for the 2016 Copper River Watershed Project scholarship opportunity are now available. Any graduating senior seeking continuing education who can explain how his or her current education goals will benefit the economy, culture, and/or environment of the Copper River watershed may apply. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in May 2016.

Events

Oceanaire Minneapolis Wild Salmon, Wild Watershed Dinner (50 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, from Jun 01, 2016 06:30 PM to Jun 01, 2016 08:30 PM)
The Oceanaire Seafood Room in Minneapolis, MN will host a benefit dinner featuring fresh-from-the-dock Alaska seafood on June 1, 2016.
Birchwood Cafe Booster: Wild Salmon, Wild Watershed Dinner (Birchwood Cafe, from Jun 02, 2016 06:30 PM to Jun 02, 2016 09:00 PM)
Minneapolis' Birchwood Cafe is hosting an evening of wild Alaska salmon to benefit the Copper River Watershed Project and Right to Know MN.
Schoolhouse at Cannondale in Wilton, CT: Wild Salmon, Wild Watershed Dinner (Schoolhouse at Cannonade, from Jun 08, 2016 06:30 PM to Jun 08, 2016 09:30 PM)
The Schoolhouse at Cannondale restaurant in Wilton, CT will be hosting the Copper River Watershed Project for an evening of celebrating a season of wild Alaska salmon. Join us and bring a friend!
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