Panel To Discuss Permanent Bristol Bay Protection On Thursday At Expo

Join a panel of local fishing community leaders for a discussion about the 2021 fishing season and an update on the Pebble Mine and the long-term protections for the Bristol Bay region as part of the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle. The virtual event is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday November 18, at 4 p.m. Alaska time (5 p.m. Pacific). Among the speakers scheduled to attend tomorrow include:

Lindsay Layland, Deputy Director of United Tribes of Bristol Bay
Michael Jackson, President of Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association
Katherine Carscallen, Executive Director of Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay
David Allnutt, Founder & Principal of Zeno Environmental LLC (Former EPA Staff)

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Pacific Marine Expo 2021: Finishing the Job for Bristol Bay

If you won’t be able to attend Pacific Marine Expo this year, then join Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay and United Tribes of Bristol Bay on Thursday November 18th from 4-5pm AK (5-6pm Pacific) for a virtual celebration of another record-breaking season in Bristol Bay as well as an update about the proposed Pebble Mine and recent news from the EPA about its plans to establish long-term protections for Bristol Bay. 

Hear from Bristol Bay coalition leaders and your fellow fishermen about what’s ahead in the coming months and how you and others can be involved as we urge the EPA to finish the job and protect Bristol Bay before the 2022 fishing season. 

When you register you’ll be entered to win FREE fish-inspired prizes!

You can register for the event here: