Report Recommends Growing Forest, Seafood, Visitor, and Renewable Energy Jobs

A new government report outlines 33 recommendations for creating new jobs in the forest products, seafood, visitor and renewable energy industries in Southeast Alaska. The recommendations were developed by four groups of industry, government and stakeholder representatives, called “cluster groups.” The report is part of an ongoing Department of Agriculture strategy called the “Transition framework” aimed at diversifying the economy in the region.

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Joe Viechnicki is a reporter at KFSK in Petersburg.

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