SETNET FISHERMEN—URGENT ACTION ALERT At the December 4-11, 2020 NPFMC meeting, the Council will be taking up the closure of the commercial salmon fishery in Cook Inlet.RESPONSE IS EASY — CAN BE SUBMITTED IN JUST A FEW MINUTES COMMENT DEADLINE IS SOON — NOV. 27 After a disastrous 2020 salmon season, the commercial salmon fishing industry in Cook Inlet is now facing an even greater threat to its long-term existence. Please submit comments to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC). CLICK LINK SHOWN BELOW— The comment portal below is open on the NPFMC website. https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/1745 Scroll down agenda to ITEM C2 Click on “COMMENT NOW” field Click “View Comments" Tab to read others’ comments. Click “Comment” Tab to record your own comments PRIMARY COMMENTS MESSAGE NEEDS TO CONTAIN THESE POINTS. ADD MORE COMMENTS IF/AS DESIRED. Copy and paste these points if you choose. • APPROVE ALTERNATIVE 2 WITH AMMENDMENTS TO COMPLY WITH MAGNUSON-STEVENS ACT NATIONAL STANDARDS...
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- Alaska Hatchery Update
- Update on Transboundary Mining Issues
- Get to Know the Alaska Board of Fisheries Members and Update on BOF Meeting Cycle
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