Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance

Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance Challenges Lieutenant Governor's Denial of Ballot Initiative on Statewide Set Net Ban

Lieutenant Governor's Ruling Could Set Dangerous Precedent for Ballot Initiatives on Alaska Fish and Game Resources

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To conserve fisheries in urban areas of Alaska for all its citizens.

AFCA has filed a petition with the State of Alaska Division of Elections to place a statewide initiative on the August 2016 primary ballot. If voters approve the initiative, commercial set nets would  be banned in urban, non-subsistence areas of Alaska.