On January 9th, DFO released a letter inviting feedback on the Planning Priorities for the 2018 Integrated Fishing and Management Plans for Salmon, Northern and Southern BC.
Key topics this year include:
- COSEWIC and SARA process
- Skeena River Chinook
- Skeena and Nass River Chinook
- Southern Resident Killer Whales
- Fraser River Chinook
- Interior Fraser River Steelhead
- Fraser River Sockeye
- Interior Fraser Coho
- Commercial Salmon Allocation Framework (CSAF) Demonstration Fisheries
Comments are due February 5th – the MCC will be submitting their comments before then.
For more details on the issues listed above please see the full letter: 2018_2019 IFMP Planning Priorities Letter – January 2018 – Letter from DFO (PDF)