North Pacific Council Returns to the Virtual Meeting Plan for October
It was nice while it lasted. In June, the idea that a face-to-face meeting of the Council could take place in October in Anchorage, was welcomed. People urged the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council (NPFMC) to consider including the advisory panel and Science and Statistical Committee to also meet in person, and were looking forward to seeing their colleagues.
But after a summer of steep spikes of Covid cases, driven by the far more contagious delta variant and lackadaisical mitigation efforts in Alaska, it became apparant that ...
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