Our Mission
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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Updates 

BBEDC 2015 Front Cover ThumbnailBBEDC 2015 Annual Report

The BBEDC 2015 Annual Report is now available. Please take time to review our activities over last year and see all of the amazing opportunities available for residents and communities.  Enjoy!

 

BBEDC 2017 Program Directory

BBEDC announces its 2017 programs, please browse the program directory to discover all that BBEDC has to offer.  Further questions regarding complete program eligibility and information is available by contacting BBEDC directly. Remember, all applications require a current Residency Form as well as a Relationship Disclosure Form. Happy New Year!

Job Opening at BBEDC

BBEDC is currently recruiting for a Regional Fisheries Coordinator. This position's primary role is to assist with the implementation and management of programs approved by the BBEDC Board , assist in developing the Regional Fisheries Program budget, coordinate with BBEDC for the development of fisheries-related projects for BBEDC communities and assist residents with applications, forms, and other information related to Regional Fisheries programs. Open until filled. For more information see the full job description here, call 842-4370, or email laticia@bbedc.com. Employment Application

New Information for Halibut Fishers

NEW FOR 2017, all BBEDC halibut fishers will receive a Hobo Temperature Logger and are required to attach the device to the longline gear when setting your skates. Once the halibut season is over, fishers must return the Hobo Temperature Logger with their undersized halibut report and logbooks. This is part of an ongoing effort to monitor water temperature changes within the Bristol Bay region.

Area 4E CDQ halibut applications are available soon after the first of the year, and must be completed and returned to BBEDC by April 1. Copies of all licenses and other required paperwork must be provided to BBEDC prior to the opening of the  4E CDQ halibut season May 1If you fished halibut in 2015 or 2016, you must provide copies of your logbooks in order to participate.

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS

Youth Intern 2It's that time of year again, BBEDC is working together with businesses in our CDQ communities to offer employment opportunities in the upcoming months. Intern, seasonal and youth positions will all be available soon. Positions will be added throughout the next few weeks, so check back often. For more information contact Pearl Strub or Charlene Lopez at 842-4370. See list of opportunities here.

 

 

BUSINESS OF FISH 2017

Biz Flyer 2017BBEDC will  be sponsoring Business of Fish Workshops in Dillingham on Friday, May 5 from 9am-5pm and in King Salmon at SAVEC on Saturday May 6th. This is an excellent opportunity for current BBEDC Permit or Vessel Loan recipients to fulfill their continuing education requirements, and a great forum for learning and information exchange for both current and future Brisol Bay fishers. For more information call 842-4370.