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It is the purpose of the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation to promote economic growth and opportunities for residents of its member communities through sustainable use of the Bering Sea resources.


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Business of Fish PosterBusiness of Fish 2014

Join us for 2014's workshops with boatloads of information and practical tools to help new and experienced fishers succeed in Southwest Alaska's commercial fishing industry. Three workshops will be held during April.

In Dillingham – Saturday, April 19, 2014; Togiak- Wednesday, April 23, 2014 and in Naknek- Saturday, April 26, 2014. This is a great opportunity for BBEDC's Permit Loan Program participants to complete the required annual training.

 For more information click on the link or call 907-842-4370.  See more…

2014 Tax Assistance

Don't forget BBEDC's Tax Assistance Program.  2014 forms and a list of apporved tax preparers are now available (see the Program Applications and Information link).  BBEDC residents register to receive up to $125 towards the preparation of their 2013 federal tax return by resident professional tax preparers. For more information contact BBEDC or your Community Liaison. 
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New for 2014: BBEDC Vessel Acquisition Programboat 26newsletter

Success in the fishery for most permit holders is heavily dependent upon having access to the necessary equipment, which includes a vessel.  In furtherance of their mission to advance the commercial fishing industry in our region, the BBEDC Board of Directors apporved the creation of the Vessel Acquisition Program.
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Attention Bristol Bay Fishers

The salmon fishing season is just around the corner.  Most Bristol Bay fishers should have already received their permit and vessel renewal forms in the mail.  Forms can be found on the CFEC website at www.cfec.state.ak.us.  you can also contact BBEDC's Permit Brokerage.
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BBEDC Job Opening

BBEDC is currently recruiting for a Regional Fisheries Coordinator, this is a full-time position with benefits.  For more information contact laticia@bbedc.com or 907-842-4370.
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BBSRI Recruiting for 2014 Fisheries Research JobsPM2

Bristol Bay Science and Research Institute (BBSRI) is currently hiring Fisheries Technicians for the Port Moller Test Fishery (June 7- July 15) and Smolt Monitoring on Bristol Bay Rivers (May 3-June 15).  For more information contact Justin Priest at 907-562-3339 or email at jpriest@lgl.com.

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