Sustainable Fisheries Management Essential Question: How can we fish in a way to ensure there will be fish in the future?
a) Students will identify rules and regulations for a sustainable fishery.
Materials: • • • •
Bag of kidney beans 1 bowl for each group 1 small cup for each student Straws for each student (can cut them in half) • Fishing log for each group (included)
Content Standards: M.A3, M.E2, S.A3, S.E1, S.E3, S.F1, S.G1, C.B3, C.B4, Geo.E1, Geo.E4, Geo.E5, Geo. F2, Geo.F3, Geo.F6, Gov.A1, Gov.C1, Gov. E7, H.B1b, H.B2, H.D2
Alaska Department of Fish and Game protects, maintains, and improves the fish, game, and aquatic plant resources of the state, and manage their use and development in the best interest of the economy and the well-being of the people of the state, consistent with the sustained yield principle. To (a) manage subsistence, commercial, and personal use fisheries in the interest of the general well being of the people and economy of the state. (b) Division of Habitat is to protect Alaska’s valuable fish and wildlife resources and their habitats as Alaska’s population and economy continue to expand. Subsistence Fishing: a customary and traditional type of fishing that is used for personal or family consumption. Usually involves nets, spear, or a longline. Subsistence is given priority over other users.
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