CommFish 2018

Chamber of Commerce (map)

ComFish is Alaska's Premier Commercial Fisheries Trade Show. In its 38th year, this long running trade show brings together gear vendors, government agencies, and nonprofits involved in every aspect of commercial fishing. Forums on relevant topics are organized every year for the purpose of sharing ideas and fishing information with the public.

CDFU Ed. Scholarships Due

CDFU awards educational scholarships to high achieving high school seniors and students enrolled in secondary education. 

North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting

North Pacific FIshery Management Council (map)

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet the week of April 2-10, 2018 at the Hilton Hotel, 500 W. 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK. The Agenda and Schedule will be available as well as a list of review documents and their associated posting dates, about 1 month prior. Listen online while the meeting is in session.

Spring Salmon Harvest Task Force Meeting

Cordova Center (map)

The Salmon Harvest Task Force meetings are a successful reconvening effort that continues on a bi-annual basis to foster longterm proactive communications between ADF&G management, industry leaders, Area E fishermen, and other stakeholders. 

RCAC Board of Directors Meeting

The council’s board of directors meets three times per year for two-day meetings. The January meeting is held in Anchorage, the May meeting in Valdez, and the September meeting is rotated between the other PWSRCAC communities. Occasionally, special board meetings are also conducted as needed (usually by teleconference).

Board meetings are open to the public, and an opportunity for the public to provide comments is provided at the beginning of each meeting.

Visit for more information about the board of directors.

NPFMC- Crab Planning Team meeting

Hilton Anchorage (map)

The Plan Teams’ primary function is to provide the Council with the best available scientific information, including scientifically based recommendations regarding appropriate measures for the conservation and management of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BS/AI) king and Tanner crab fisheries.

Salmon Jam - CDFU Fillet Demo

Salmon Jam is an annual cultural event that benefits the residents and visitors of Cordova and helps to make our community a place where people want to live year-round. Sustainable Alaskan fisheries, salmon ecology, and the importance of salmon to local economies are shared with festival-goers through hands-on activities, booths, displays, and is at the heart of the entire event. Not only do patrons enjoy the activities and guest musicians during Salmon Festival weekend, but Salmon Jam Music Festival is the annual fundraiser for Cordova Arts Council and proceeds from Salmon Jam help support year-round cultural and education activities in Cordova.

BOF work session

The Lakefront (map)

The Alaska Board of Fisheries (board) will meet for a three-day Work Session beginning at 8:30 a.m., October 17-18, 2018. This meeting will address ACRs, Cycle organization, and stocks of concern.