Jeanne McKnight

Court Rules in Favor of NWAA, Allowing the Alliance to Join the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s Lawsuit against Washington DNR for Shutting Down Fish Farming on State Aquatic Lands

BREAKING NEWS – May 19, 2023 Covington, Washington—The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA), with the steadfast support of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, today won the right to intervene on behalf its […]

TROUTLODGE GENERAL MANAGER, CLAUDIO CERDA, JOINS NORTHWEST AQUACULTURE ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Covington, WA—The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA) today announced that Claudio R. Cerda has joined its 14-person Board of Directors. Cerda currently serves as General Manager of  Bonney Lake, Washington-based Troutlodge, the […]

NWAA Launches Grassroots Campaign Spotlighting Damage Done by DNR Commissioner Hilary Franz’s Decision to End Commercial Net Pens in Washington

In a new campaign launched on March 16, Washington fish farming workers, who have grown affordable, high-quality fish in Puget Sound for over 40 years, are speaking out for the […]

Kurt Grinnell Aquaculture Scholarship Foundation Announces Winners of Inaugural Scholarship Award

Gig Harbor, WA–The Kurt Grinnell Aquaculture Scholarship Foundation (KGASF) today announced that it has awarded its first-ever aquaculture scholarships to three students—two representing US Tribes and one representing one of […]

CARGILL EXECUTIVE, SEBASTIAN PERVERSI, JOINS NORTHWEST AQUACULTURE ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA) today announced the appointment of Sebastian Perversi, North America Commercial Director for Cargill Aquaculture & Nutrition, to its Board of Directors.  A 19-year Cargill veteran, […]

INNOVASEA SYSTEMS EXECUTIVE, LANGLEY GACE, JOINS NORTHWEST AQUACULTURE ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

March 17, 2022–The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA) today announced the appointment of Innovasea Systems Inc. Senior Vice President, Langley Gace, to its Board of Directors. Gace, a Bainbridge Island, Washington, […]

NOAA Biological Opinion Concludes Marine Finfish Aquaculture Has No Adverse Impact on Native or Endangered Species in Puget Sound

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service has released a biological opinion regarding marine finfish aquaculture in Puget Sound, finding little to no negative impact on native species such as endangered salmon, […]

NWAA Applauds the Washington Dept. of Ecology for Giving the Green Light to Cooke Aquaculture Pacific to Raise Steelhead

January 6, 2021– The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA), a leading voice for responsible aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest, applauds the State of Washington Department of Ecology for making a science-based […]

REGARDING ACTIVIST LAWSUIT: “Activist Organizations ‘Out of Touch’ with Science”

For Immediate Release February 12, 2020 NORTHWEST AQUACULTURE ALLIANCE STATEMENT REGARDING ACTIVIST LAWSUIT: “Activist Organizations ‘Out of Touch’ with Science” The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA), a leading voice for responsible […]

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe partnering with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific for Northwest native species farm

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe partnering with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific for Northwest native species farm

October 3, 2019 – Sequim, WA – The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is pleased to announce a joint venture with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific. The joint venture will initially work to rear […]