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

  • November 19, 2015. Holiday Season Tours at Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute
  • November 13, 2015. NOAA Fisheries seeks public input on plan to reduce halibut bycatch in Bering Sea
  • October 20, 2015. Scientists conduct full necropsy in quest to determine what killed “offshore” killer whale
  • October 16, 2015. NOAA Fisheries, Alaska SeaLife Center to release seal pup rescued from Douglas Island
  • September 23, 2015. NOAA Fisheries Seeks Letters of Public Support for International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) Nominees
  • September 14, 2015. Alaska fisheries managers celebrate milestones for Interagency eLandings System
  • August 20, 2015. NOAA declares deaths of large whales in Gulf of Alaska an unusual mortality event
  • August 18, 2015. Nomination period extended for U.S. seats on International Pacific Halibut Commission
  • August 7, 2015. Emergency Rule to go into effect for trawl sector of Gulf of Alaska fisherie
  • July 29, 2015. NOAA Fisheries revises approach guidelines for vessels in Alaska glacial fjords
  • July 23, 2015. NOAA Fisheries, Alaska SeaLife Center team up on Douglas harbor seal pup rescue
  • July 14, 2015. NOAA seeks comment on proposed Gulf of Alaska fisheries management program EIS
  • July 10, 2015. NOAA Fisheries to host Ted Stevens Day Open House at namesake research institute
  • July 9, 2015. Reward increases to $7,500 for information on Steller sea lions killed near Cordova
  • June 19, 2015. U.S. Commerce Department announces 2015 regional fishery council appointments
  • June 11, 2015. NOAA seeks information on Steller sea lions killed near Cordova, Alaska - Reward offered for information leading to a conviction
  • June 9, 2015. Get to know NOAA: Summertime tours at Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute
  • 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.