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Margaret Bauman

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Margaret Bauman is a veteran Alaska journalist focused on covering fisheries and environmental issues. Bauman has been writing for The Cordova Times since 2010. You can reach her at mbauman@thecordovatimes.com.

Survey shows GOA cod biomass down 71 percent

Surveys and preliminary modeling for the 2018 Pacific cod stock assessment show that Pacific cod biomass is down substantially in the Gulf of Alaska,...
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Superior Court clears way for salmon habitat initiative

An Alaska Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of a ballot measure intended to protect fish habitat can proceed and has approved the...

NPS authority to manage navigable rivers upheld

Judges in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals have upheld the right of the National Park Service to manage boating activities on navigable rivers...

Wild salmon harvest worth $678.8 million

A new report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates the preliminary ex-vessel value of Alaska’s 2017 commercial catch of 224.6 million...

Seaweed farming research gets federal funding boost

Research on improving the growth, harvest and transport of farmed sugar kelp at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is getting a financial boost with...

Bristol Bay red king crab quota set at 6.6 million pounds

Commercial harvesters of Bristol Bay red king have been given a total allowable catch of 6.6 million pounds for the fishing season slated to...

AMHS budget on tap for special legislative session

Budget matters related to the continuous operation of the Alaska Marine Highway System are on tap for the upcoming special session of the Alaska...

Response to Valdez oil spill continues

Response to a crude oil spill at the Valdez Marine Terminal continues, with an estimated 400 gallons of an oily water mix recovered, more...

Update: Valdez oil spill estimated at up to 100 gallons

A spill at the Valdez Marine Terminal that released up to 100 gallons of crude oil on Sept. 21 is under investigation as efforts...

NOAA Fisheries studies Bering Sea bloom

Federal fisheries scientists say they are hoping to witness in September changing colors of the Bering Sea, as they investigate why it happens and...

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