Anchorage, Alaska- The Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) leadership, is testifying today at the Alaska State Board of Fisheries’ “Fish Area M” meeting to halt the ongoing salmon crisis facing Western Alaska. AVCP is advocating for new regulations (Proposal 140) which will help reduce bycatch and salmon intercept.
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AVCP is a regional nonprofit tribal consortium comprised of the 56 federally recognized tribes of the YK Delta. The geographic boundaries of AVCP extend from the Yukon River Village of Russian Mission downstream to the Bering Sea coast, north up through Kotlik and south along the coastline to Platinum and then extending up the Kuskokwim River to Stony River, including Lime Village on the Stony River tributary. The area encompasses approximately 6.5 million acres, or 55,000 square miles, in Western Alaska.