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ADF&G: Public Meeting re: Sustainable Salmon Institute for the proposed Baranof Warm Springs Hatchery (June 16, 2012 in Sitka)

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The Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is holding a second public meeting for the purpose of taking additional public comment on the issuance of a private nonprofit hatchery permit to the Sustainable Salmon Institute for the proposed Baranof Warm Springs Hatchery. The first public hearing was held in Sitka on May 3, 2011, and comments received at that meeting and during the first public comment period remain valid.  The hatchery will be located at Baranof Warm Springs on Baranof Island, Alaska and will produce king and coho salmon.

The meeting will be held at the Harrigan Centennial Hall, 330 Harbor Drive, in Sitka, AK on Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Copies of the Baranof Warm Springs Hatchery application and Basic Management Plan will be available for inspection at the meeting or may be obtained in advance by contacting Sam Rabung at ADF&G CF Division/PNP Program, P.O. Box 115526, Juneau, AK 99811, (907) 465-4235 or via email at  Written comments are encouraged and will be accepted through July 2, 2012.

Please note that this text-only version of the news release does not include elements such as images and tables and does not constitute the complete document. To view the complete document in PDF form use the following link: .

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