Fairbanks Fur Tannery Donation
On December 16, 2023, Fairbank Fur Tannery suffered a catastrophic fire and burned to the ground. The Fairbanks Fur Tannery was an important part of the Outdoor Community and Owner- AL Barrette has been serving Alaskans in many facets for years. He honorably served in the US Army before he began his tannery career in the early 1990s.
Al actively participates in the fish and game regulatory process. He has done so since 1995. He was elected to the Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee (AC) in 2005 and has served as chairman of the game and trapping subcommittees. Al represented the AC at number Board of Game meetings and also represented the AC as a member of several working groups including the Fortymile Harvest Management Coalition, the Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group, the Wood Bison Restoration Advisory Group, and the Dall sheep working group. We are asking for you to join us in supporting the Barrete Family during this difficult time.