Southeast Chinook Salmon Symposium Available Online
- ADF&G Press Release

Sam Cotten, Commissioner
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, Alaska 99811-5526

Press Release: May 18, 2018

CONTACT: Charlie Swanton, Deputy Commissioner, Alaska Pacific Salmon Treaty Commissioner
(907) 465-4115,

Southeast Chinook Salmon Symposium Available Online

May 2, 2018, JUNEAU — The Southeast Chinook Salmon Symposium hosted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will be available statewide through live-stream audio

This event is scheduled for Monday, May 21, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Sitka's Harrigan Centennial Hall. All event materials, presentations, and live-stream audio will be provided on the department's website at:

This event is free and open to the public. Presentation topics include:

  • Chinook salmon research: What we know about performance of local stocks, as well as Pacific Northwest Chinook salmon stocks coast-wide.
  • A look at the last 10 years of Chinook salmon management for commercial and sport fisheries, including annual allocations, actual harvest, and performance relative to the Pacific Salmon Treaty.
  • Conservative actions: Management measures in response to poor Chinook salmon production.
  • Treaty transparency: A summary of the treaty past, present, and future.
  • Public process and participation: An overview of the public regulatory process and how to get involved.
  • Public question and answer session.

The department encourages those interested in Southeast Chinook salmon issues to tune in to this evening of informative presentations by our fisheries research and management team.