The Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA) is offering ten NEW college undergraduate scholarship awards for the 2021-22 academic year! Eligibility requirements include being a full-time, permanent resident of an Aleutian region community or St. George Island. Please visit the link for more information and to apply by June 1: https://www.apicda.com/haginaa-kidul-helping-to-grow…/
For more information on both the college and vocational scholarships, click on the fliers below:
Subject to AS 38.05.083, the Southcentral Regional Land Office (SCRO) has made a Preliminary Decision to offer a 10-year lease to Shannon Carroll dba Trident Seafoods Corporation for a 101.92-acre, more or less, site for the operation of an aquatic farmsite for the purpose of cultivating bull kelp, sugar kelp, and ribbon kelp. The location of the project area is further described as being within the S1/2 of Section 2 and SE1/4 of Section 3, Township 54 South, Range 75 West, Seward Meridian, within Lefthand Bay, approximately 14 nautical miles northwest of the city of Sand Point, Alaska.
The public is invited to review and comment on this Decision. A copy of the Decision can be found at https://aws.state.ak.us/OnlinePublicNotices/default.aspx or is available in hardcopy upon request. Questions concerning how to comment should be directed to Brent Reynolds at (907) 269-8567, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (907) 269-8913. All comments must be received in writing at the above listed mailing address or e-mail on or before 5:00 PM on April 1, 2021.
The Alaska Department of Fish & Game will hold a preseason meeting for the South Peninsula Pacific cod State-waters Fishery at 1pm Wednesday March 3, 2021. ADFG Fishery Managers Nat Nichols & Cassandra Whiteside will discuss fishery reporting requirements, number of registered vessels, weather forecast, season length predictions, etc. and will be available to answer questions.
The teleconference number for the March 3rd 1PM preseason meeting is:
From the ADFG February 1, 2021 Advisory Announcement for Emergency Order 4-GF-
“The South Alaska Peninsula Area state-waters Pacific cod pot gear season will open at
12:00 noon March 7, 2021, unless delayed by weather. If the National Weather Service
marine forecast for Area PKZ155 issued at 4:00 a.m. on March 7, 2020 contains a gale
warning, the season opening will be delayed 24 hours. Weather delays may continue on a
rolling 24-hour basis for seven days, after which the season will open regardless of the
weather forecast. The 2021 South Alaska Peninsula Area state-waters Pacific cod
guideline harvest level (GHL) is 5.28 million pounds. Pot vessels are allocated 85% of
the GHL or 4.49 million pounds. (more…)
This edition of In the Loop contains information regarding EAES grant applications. If you have applied and have not yet received your payment, or would like an update on your application’s status, call Glennora Dushkin at (907) 274-7555. The deadline to file additional paperwork for this grant is December 18th, 2020. (more…)
KSDP will be broadcasting an Aleutians East Borough fisherman’s Zoom call to answer questions from fishermen about relief programs.
The following people are scheduled to participate in the call:
• Jeffery T. Curry, Agricultural Program Manager, USDA Palmer Office
To discuss the Seafood Trade Relief Program (STRP)
• Douglas Vincent-Lang, Commissioner, ADFG
• Rachel Baker, Deputy Commissioner, ADFG
To provide updates on the CAREs Act for Fishermen & other relief programs
• Mary Tesche, Assistant Borough Administrator, AEB
To discuss the AEB Emergency Assistance program (more…)