AVCP Salmon Convention to air March 6 & 7

by Shane Iverson on March 5, 2012

Delegates from the Association of Village Council Presidents will meet this week for a special convention aimed at addressing declining runs of chinook, or king, salmon.

The State of Our Salmon Convention will run Tuesday March 6 through Thursday March 8 at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel.

PDF: Full Convention Agenda

You can watch the entire convention live, and on-line, right on our home page.

You can also listen to portions of the convention on the radio at 640 AM.

Radio Broadcast schedule for AVCP’s State of Our Salmon Convention panels:

Tuesday, 3.6

9:35 AM – Noon: Shared experiences from salmon users along the Yukon River, Kuskokwim River and Bering Sea.
2:15 PM  – 4:00 PM:  Federal and State area management reports.
Wednesday, 3.7
10am- Noon: Meaningful tribal involvement in salmon management – Policy Issues, and models for change.

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