Alaska Department of Fish and Game budget on state’s chopping block

According to Juneau Resources Weekly, the ADF&G budget reductions cut across all divisions with sport fishing facing the most personnel losses at 12 seasonal jobs. The Division of Habitat could lose $400,000; commercial fishing programs are set to lose five positions and an additional $2 million in general fund support. Other fisheries related items include a 40 percent cut in the $7.5 million the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute receives in state funds, double what Governor Walker had proposed. Read the rest here 16:59

  • StripedBassHole

    AFTER comparing the “WAR CHEST” of the “GREEN MOVEMENT” to the Nations “OCEAN ENFORCERS BUDGETS” is there any DOUBT how “OUR TRADITIONAL FISHERIES” and what was once “ALL AMERICANS COMMON PROPERTY” have become a “COLLECTION OF PRIVATIZED LIVING NATURAL RESOURCES”. “LIVE OCEAN CREATURES SHOULD NOT BE TURNED INTO COMMODITIES”… WHAT THE FUCK, OVER!!!