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Regional Planning Teams

Salmon fishery enhancement planning in Alaska is the responsibility of Regional Planning Teams (RPTs). Regional Planning Teams prepare comprehensive salmon enhancement plans, review hatchery management plans, and provide recommendations on hatchery permit alterations and applications for new hatcheries. Regional Planning Teams are composed of fishermen, representatives from regional aquaculture associations, and regional ADF&G staff.

Regional Planning Teams

Regional planning team meeting notices, agendas, and additional materials will be posted below as they become available.

Southeast RPTs

  • The next Southern, Northern, and Joint Southeast Regional Planning Teams meeting is tentatively scheduled to be held on April 5, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the NSRAA conference room in Sitka. For additional information please contact Chairman Flip Pryor (garold.pryor@alaska.gov).

Yakutat RPT

  • The next Yakutat Regional Planning Team meeting has not yet been scheduled. For additional information please contact Flip Pryor (garold.pryor@alaska.gov).

Prince William Sound RPT

  • The next Prince William Sound Regional Planning Team meeting has not yet been scheduled. For additional information please contact Chairman Tommy Sheridan (tommysheridan@ymail.com).

Cook Inlet RPT

  • The next Cook Inlet Regional Planning Team meeting is scheduled to be held on April 6, 2017, starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association conference room in Kenai. For information please contact Chairman Ethan Ford (ethan.ford@alaska.gov).

Kodiak RPT

  • The next Kodiak Regional Planning Team meeting has tentatively been scheduled for early March, 2017. For additional information please contact Chairman Trent Dodson (kraa.dodson@gci.net).

Chignik RPT

  • The next Chignik Regional Planning Team meeting will be held on February 16, 2017, starting at 1:00 p.m. in the Turnagain Room at the downtown Anchorage Westmark Hotel. For additional information please contact Chairman Chuck McCallum (chuckmccallum@gmail.com).

Yukon River RPT

  • The next Yukon River Regional Planning Team meeting is scheduled to be held on January 19-20, 2017, at the William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery in Anchorage. The meeting will be focused on updating the Yukon River Comprehensive Salmon Plan for Alaska. For additional information please contact Chairman Jill Klein (jill.klein@alaska.gov).

Norton Sound/Bering Strait RPT

  • The next Norton Sound/Bering Strait Regional Planning Team meeting has tentatively been scheduled for November, 2017. For additional information please contact Chairman Art Nelson (therealartnelson@gmail.com).