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Gillnet TF Presentation District 11

2010 D11 Gillnet Taksforce summary pt 1 2010 D11 Gillnet Taksforce summary pt 2 2010 D11 Gillnet Taksforce summary pt 3 2010 D11 Gillnet Taksforce summary pt 4

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Gillnet TF Presentation District 1

2010 Tree Point gillnet presentation

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Gillnet TF Presentation District 15

D-15 2010 DGNTF Presentation

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ADFG Acting Commissioner Appointed

Cora Campbell was appointed as Acting Commissioner of Fish and Game starting December 1st.

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Regional Planning Team to Meet December 8, 2010

The Joint Regional Planning Team (RPT) will be meeting in Ketchikan on Dec. 8, 2010 at 9:30 am at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. On the agenda are: Permit alteration request (PAR) for SSRAA to add McLean Arm release Sheldon Jackson PAR update on chum salmon fry monitoring as a condition of the increased release […]

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Greens Creek Mine Looking to Expand

The Tongass National Forest is initiating a NEPA analysis to consider proposed changes to the tailings and waste disposal facilities at the Greens Creek Mine. Based on comments received during the scoping period, a draft EIS will be prepared and submitted to the EPA in the summer of 2011 with a 45 day public comment […]

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West Behm Canal Herring Quota Announced for 2011 Set Gillnet Fishery

ADFG announced Nov 5th that the preseason harvest forecast for West Behm Canal in 2011 of 8.61 tons. In accordance with the 1-E 7 1-F sac roe herring management plans [5 AAC 27.197] which allows for alternating years of set gillnet and purse seine fisheries has the 2011 fishing year will be opened for set […]

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EPA Denies Lead Fishing Gear Petition

The EPA  Thursday (11/4/10) DENIED the petition to ban the manufacture, use and processing of lead in fishing gear. EPA said the petition did not demonstrate that the ban on lead in fishing tackle was necessary to protect against unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment as required under the Toxic Substance Control Act.

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Salmon Task Force Meeting Agendas

The Seine task force meeting is scheduled for Petersburg, November 30th in the City Council Chambers starting at 8:00 am The Gillnet Task Force Meeting Is December 1st, 2010 in Wrangell at 9:30 am at the Wrangell Fire Hall. Gillnet Agenda 2010 Seine Task Force Agenda 2010 Both agendas are still draft at this time.  […]

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Chinook Mitigation Fund Regulations out for Comment

You can view the proposed draft regulations at http://commerce.alaska.gov/dca/ under the heading EXTRA EXTRA. Comments are being accepted through November 12th. The proposed regulations were developed for the purpose of chinook salmon mitigation direct distributions to help mitigate economic impacts to commercial salmon troll fishermen from the reduction in the Southeast Alaska chinook salmon harvest […]

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