The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) invites the public to attend a Chinook Salmon Symposium, Monday, May 21, from 5:00-8:00pm, at the Harrigan Centennial Hall in Sitka. The symposium is free.
Hosted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, this event features presentations on:
Chinook salmon research– what we know about how local stocks are performing, as well as Pacific Northwest Chinook salmon stocks coastwide.
A look at the last 10 years of Chinook salmon management for the commercial and sport fisheries – annual allocations, actual harvest, and performance relative to the Pacific Salmon Treaty.
Conservative actions – 2018 management measures in response to poor Chinook salmon production.
Treaty transparency – a summary of the treaty past, present, and future.
Public process and participation – an overview of the public regulatory process and how to get involved.
Public question and answer session.
We encourage those interested in Southeast Chinook salmon issues to join this evening of informative presentations by our fisheries research and management team.