Salmon Initiative: Beyond the Rhetoric
“AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF WILD SALMON AND FISH AND WILDLIFE HABITAT”.
Wondering how to vote on ballot measure 1 in the general election this November? Alaska Common Ground was at 49th State Brewing Company from on Thursday, October 4th. You can check out the livestream here.
Panelists for: Emily Anderson – Stand for Salmon and Wild Salmon Society
Tim Troll – Executive Director of the Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust
Panelists against: Clint Campion – attorney and volunteer for Stand for Alaska – No on One
Bob Loeffler – Former Director DNR Mining, Land and Water and consultant
The event was moderated by journalist John Tracy. Speakers bios can be found here.
ACG Board member Dick Mylius provided an overview of the existing law as well as what the ballot measure would change. You can see his slides here.
Read the Bill language here. This includes the changes since the Alaska Supreme Court ruled on this topic in August.