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Events & Things to Do in Alaska Filter

International Boating and Water Safety Summit

May 17 - May 19

Global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety. The International Boating and Water Safety Summit celebrates its 24th year with “Partnerships for Progress” – a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. All from the comfort… SEE MORE

2020 SalmonFest

Ninilchik, Cook Inlet, AK August 6 - August 8

Salmonfest, formerly Salmonstock, has, for 10 years, been working with organizations on the front lines in the struggle to protect and preserve Bristol Bay, the largest wild salmon fishery in the world. Protecting Bristol Bay is popular in Alaska with over 60% of Alaskans opposing Pebble Mine. Why? Because healthy… SEE MORE

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Overwash of Cape Lookout National Seashore by large storm waves, North Carolina.

Habitat Restoration Projects Offer Protection from Flooding

4/9/2021 by US Harbors

Habitats like tidal marshes, coral reefs, and seagrass beds serve as natural infrastructure that can help protect our coastal communities from flooding, erosion, and storms. NOAA Fisheries works to restore habitat for coastal and marine species, and many of our restoration projects provide natural infrastructure benefits as well. Two NOAA Fisheries-supported habitat… SEE MORE

US Harbors' Annual "Best Harbor in the U.S." Contest

Voting Begins in Search for 2021's "Best Harbor" in the U.S.

3/30/2021 by US Harbors

On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 voting begins in our 3rd annual “Best Harbor in the U.S.” contest! Participation is free and open to everyone. Vote for your harbor at: https://www.usharbors.com/best-harbor/ The purpose of the contest is to promote the strength and vitality of coastal communities: the winning harbors have been… SEE MORE

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How to Fold Nautical Charts in 7 Easy Steps

3/29/2021 by US Harbors

By OceanGrafix. When you get your nautical charts, you may be surprised by how large they are. To make them easy to use and store, you will need to fold your charts and know how to fold them back after use. For the best results, you’ll use an accordion fold,… SEE MORE

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Slow Start, Higher Prices for Alaska Halibut Season

3/29/2021 by US Harbors

By Laine Welch. Halibut prices for Alaska fishermen for 2021 started out significantly higher than last year, despite sluggish demand and transportation logjams in some regions. The Pacific halibut fishery opened on March 6 and two weeks later only 80 deliveries were made, 46 at Southeast ports and 34 from the Central… SEE MORE

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