North Pacific Council Expands Outreach to Homer, Opts for ‘Plain Language’
Starting September 30 and for 10 days, Homer will host federal stewards of Alaska’s fisheries for the first time since 1983.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council oversees more than 25 stocks in waters from three to 200 miles offshore, the source of the bulk of Alaska’s fish catches. Coming to Homer is part of an ongoing effort to engage more people in the decision-making process.
“Yeah, absolutely. The council certainly is interested in engaging more stakeholders, particularly from rural and Alaska Native communities, and by the Council...
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