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F/V Documentation Scam

There has been a new company sending out unsolicited letters and offering to perform Documentation services for fishing vessels. These ‘Certificate of Documentation Courtesy Renewal Notices’ closely resemble US Coast Guard’s’ National Vessel Documentation Center’ notices, however, the US Coast … Continue reading

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Mariculture Questions and Answers Session

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 mariculture and ways to market the product.

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Commissioner Cotten and Director Kelley visit to Petersburg

ADF&G Commissioner Cotten and Commercial Fisheries Director Kelley will be in Petersburg and holding a meeting with us on Friday, April 28th at 8am in the PVOA office. This meeting will be open to all interested community members. Please join … Continue reading

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Dockside Exams in Petersburg

Dockside examiners will be in Petersburg from April 22-23 to conduct Commercial Fishing Vessel Dockside Exams. Please stop by the Harbormaster Office to sign-up.

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Whale Predation at Hatchery Release Sites presentation

The Petersburg Science Series will have a presentation by University of Alaska student Ellen Chenoweth on Humpback Whale Predation at Hatchery Release Sites this Thursday at 7pm in the High School Library.

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Southeast AK Gillnet Emergency Petition

BOF passed an Emergency Petition regarding Southeast AK gillnet submitted by ADF&G. In districts 6, 8, 11, and 15, through the fourth Saturday in July, by emergency order, fishing periods can be established with maximum gillnet mesh size of 6 … Continue reading

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Representative Young visit to Petersburg

Representative Don Young and his wife, Anne, will be in Petersburg on Monday, April 10th, and hold a community meeting in the Assembley Chambers from 2-3pm. The public is welcome to attend. There will also be a Business Round Table … Continue reading

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