Fisheries Update

Photo: Margaret Bauman.

Participants in the Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference (SWAMC) March 2-3 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage heard an update on fish management, research projects and markets from Nicole Kimball, left, representing the North Pacific Fishery Management Conference; Ashley Heimbigner, communications director at the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, center, and Alaska Fish and Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang. The annual gathering includes reports and updates on socioeconomic topics from broadcast and health care to mariculture, plus updates from legislators representing Southwest Alaska.