ADF&G Commissioner Announces Highest Priorities for State at Federal NPFMC
Ten days before the June meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council begins, Alaska’s Commissioner of Fish and Game issued a press release outlining the priorities the state’s representative on the federal council.
Almost all of the items involve bycatch, a nod to Governor Dunleavy’s Task Force on the subject, who came up with a final report last November. Doug Vincent-Lang, the Commissioner of Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game, recently established the Bycatch Advisory Council “to advise the department on ways to implement the recommendations contained ...
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