Partner Spotlight: Healthy Gulf

Partner Spotlight: Healthy Gulf

Dolphins swimming in Louisiana’s Barataria Bay, which was heavily impacted by oil from the 2010 BP disaster. Founded in 1994, Healthy Gulf (formerly Gulf Restoration Network) has a mission of empowering people to protect and restore the natural resources of the Gulf of Mexico region. Healthy Gulf works on a number of broad program areas […]

Partner Spotlight: Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association

Partner Spotlight: Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association

This post is part of an ongoing series profiling the Network’s partners and their good work. Photo by Eric Jordan. The Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA) is an alliance of small boat commercial fishermen committed to sustainable fisheries and thriving fishing communities. ALFA has represented hook and line fishermen for more than 40 years, working […]

The Alaska Marine Conservation Council: Making Waves for 24 Years

The Alaska Marine Conservation Council:  Making Waves for 24 Years

This post is part of an ongoing series profiling the Network’s partners and their good work. In 1992, with support from the Alaska Conservation Foundation, Nevette Bowen, a community organizer and fisherman, traveled coastal Alaska to listen to the marine conservation concerns of fishermen, subsistence harvesters and coastal residents. A consensus emerged from these coastal […]