November 18, 2004
Johnson named MAP Recreation and Tourism Specialist
Homer, Alaska—Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program agent Terry Johnson was recently named Marine Recreation and Tourism Specialist, and has hit the ground running with a host of activities to benefit the state's marine charter boat industry.
The November/December issue of Great Lakes Boating, a regional journal for recreational boaters, contains Johnson's article Tips for Maintaining Outboards. The article is an adaptation Johnson did of one of his articles in his Boatkeeper series.
Johnson organized a series of seminars called the Charterboat Conference for the at Pacific Marine Expo, a trade show devoted to the working boat industry held November 11-13 in Seattle, Washington. The conference's four sessions drew more than 150 attendees. It was the first time that a seminar program has been offered for the sport fishing, wildlife, cruising, and small tour boat industries on the West Coast.
Johnson, who is based in Homer, Alaska, will continue to work half-time on fisheries business assistance, commercial fisheries and other issues.