Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation
The Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation (BBEDC) is a non-profit community development quota corporation (CDQ) that provides jobs, training and educational opportunities to CDQ-eligible residents of Bristol Bay, and economic development tools and resources for communities in the region. A partial list of BBEDC programs includes:
- Bering Sea groundfishing jobs
- Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Program
- Vocational Funding
- Internship Programs
- Technical Assistance with business
plans and feasibility studies
- Infrastructure and Seed Funds
- Fisheries and Economic Research
For more information about the BBECC, please go to our website at www.bbedc.com, or call 1-800-478-4370.
Salmon Camp is just one example of BBEDC educational outreach. Each summer Bristol Bay students from grades 6-12 can earn college credit at the Salmon Camp on Lake Aleknagik. Students learn about salmon biology, stream ecology and water quality, fisheries management and lots more, catching and tagging salmon, and take visits to spawning areas.