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GUEST COMMENTARY: ‘Bully politics’ won’t solve Southcentral salmon conflicts

23523_354387901211_7651997_aEditor’s note: The following originally ran June 20 in the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman in response to Howard Delo’s “Valuable Information” in the Frontiersman June 12 and Delo’s posted comments on June 5 titled “Commercial fishing single biggest factor impeding successful Northern District coho run returns.” Read more here 07:05

Fish and Game discusses salmon research, Cook Inlet management with Mat-Su commission

The borough’s Fish and Wildlife Commission met with Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials and other interested parties to discuss plans for future research, and what that could mean for fisheries management in Cook Inlet, May 15.ADFG and the borough received a combined $7 million from the legislature for various fisheries projects, although that is still subject to Gov. Sean Parnell’s approval. Parnell had proposed spending money on statewide fisheries research, but whether or not he will approve the legislature’s plan, which sends more money specifically to research in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, has yet to be seen. continued