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Large Whale Entanglement Response Q&A in Petersburg

Ed Lyman, Large Whale Entanglement Response Coordinator at the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, will be in Petersburg this week to train and answer questions on disentangling humpback whales. The Petersburg Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) is hosting a … Continue reading

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Drive Down Dock closures

This year the harbor department will allow the tour ship American Spirit to moor at the face of the Drive Down Dock on ten different occasions through the summer months. The dates of the landings are : Arrival Departure Saturday, … Continue reading

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Platypus Marine Captains and Crew BBQ

Platypus Marine will be holding their Captains and Crews Barbecue catered by Liv and Heidi’s Kjokken and Kito’s Kave this Thursday, June 29th at 5pm in the SONS of Norway Hall. View the flier here.

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SSRAA Bid for Canoe Pass Test Fishery

SSRAA and ADF&G are participating in a cooperative test fishery at Canoe Pass, located on southern Etolin Island, to establish a baseline survey. This survey is designed to evaluate the presence of non-targeted/bycatch salmon species in Canoe Pass that may … Continue reading

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Scow Bay Vessel Haul Out Meeting

On Friday, June 9, at 4pm please join the Petersburg Economic Development Council, Harbor Advisory Board, and PND Engineers for a presentation on the preferred alternative for the Scow Bay Haul Out and Work Yard at the Borough Assembly Chambers. … Continue reading

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NOAA Marine Mammal video conference in Petersburg

NOAA is holding a Marine Mammal video conference on Wednesday, June 7th at 7pm in the Borough Assembly Chambers. Below are some of the main discussion topics, please let me know if you have additional questions you’d like addressed during … Continue reading

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Important Dates

Here are some important dates coming up: On Monday, May 15th from 4pm-5pm Markos Scheer will be holding a Question and Answers session on Mariculture for Fishermen and Processors at the Assembly Chambers. The meeting will cover opportunities in seaweed … Continue reading

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