News Releases for 2015 - National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Regional Office and Science Center
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Alaska Region: 2015 News Releases

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Julie Speegle
Public Affairs
NMFS Alaska
P.O. Box 21668
Juneau, Alaska 99802
Ph: 907-586-7032
Fx: 907-586-7249
Email: Julie.Speegle@noaa.gov

  • May 21, 2015. Juneau whale watching business pays marine mammal harassment fine to NOAA
  • May 14, 2015. NOAA seeks public input on plan to promote recovery of Cook Inlet beluga whales
  • May 14, 2015. Species in the Spotlight campaign brings new focus to NOAA Fisheries' endangered species conservation efforts
  • May 4, 2015. NOAA seeks nominations for U.S. seats on the International Pacific Halibut Commission
  • April 28, 2015. NOAA scientists go to sea to collect data crucial to sustainable Alaska fisheries
  • April 23, 2015. NOAA Fisheries expands Whale SENSE program to Alaska: Voluntary program to promote responsible whale watching in Juneau area
  • April 20, 2015. Successful conservation efforts recognized in revised ESA Humpback Whale listing
  • March 30, 2015. NOAA releases new Cook Inlet beluga abundance estimate
  • March 13, 2015. NOAA announces 2015 charter and commercial halibut management measures
  • February 20, 2015. Commerce announces 2015 out-of-cycle regional fishery council appointment
  • January 30, 2015. NOAA Fisheries extends comment period on proposed Arctic ringed seal critical habitat.
  • January 15, 2015. NOAA Fisheries seeks comments on proposed revisions to the National Standard guidelines for federal fisheries management.
  • January 12, 2015. NOAA Fisheries to hold public hearings on proposed Arctic ringed seal critical habitat.
  • January 12, 2015. NOAA Fisheries approves second round of fisheries disaster relief funds.