September 10, 2020
I’ve lived in Ketchikan for almost my entire life and have seen the waves of different industries in Southeast crest and fall. Whether it is commercial fishing, timber, or tourism, our economy relies on working with what is available to us: fish, trees, and beautiful sites. A growing, healthy industry utilizes what we have in abundance: our coastline.
The mariculture industry responsibly utilizes what we already have in abundance, and I am pleased to support it as it continues taking root in Southeast and across the state. Oyster and kelp farms found along our coastline have created a ne...