Mariculture task force preparing statewide plan
January 19, 2017
WRANGELL – A state task force set up to further develop a sustainable mariculture industry is setting up several advisory committees as part of that process.
The Alaska Mariculture Task Force was set up by Gov. Bill Walker following recommendations by the state’s marine industry. The group announced January 13 that after five meetings it is on its way to proposing an implementable plan by its deadline of March 1, 2018. These recommendations will address public and private investment, regulatory issues, and research and development needs.
To that end, AMTF has created advisory committe...