Senators Sullivan and Murkowski Introduce Bill Creating Task Force to Prioritize Salmon Research
With nearly all salmon runs in Alaska performing below historic averages — with the notable exception of Bristol Bay — Alaska’s U.S. senators introduced a bill last week that will prioritize research that may ultimately reverse that trend.
If passed, the Alaska Salmon Research Task Force Act would form a panel of Alaska’s salmon stakeholders and research experts to study Pacific salmon trends and create a coordinated research strategy for Pacific salmon in Alaska to support salmon management.
“It is difficult to overstate the importance of salmon to Alaska, ...
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