Yukon Transboundary Rivers area consultations
The Yukon Transboundary rivers area encompasses the Yukon, Stikine, Taku and Alsek River Drainages as well as portions of the MacKenzie River Drainage in south east Yukon.
Fisheries management in this area takes place at several jurisdictional levels (international, transboundary, territorial and Yukon First Nation). Fisheries and Oceans Canada consults with First Nations, commercial and recreational fishers to help ensure that management decisions at each level effectively address the interests and preferences of Canadians.
The advisory bodies and initiatives listed below provide a forum for Canada/U.S. consultations:
Transboundary-level (Yukon-B.C.) consultations
The advisory bodies listed below provide a forum for consultations at the transboundary level in order to provide stakeholders with meaningful input into fisheries issues and linkages to international processes:
Territorial-level (Yukon) consultations
- Yukon salmon sub-committee
- Renewable resources councils (RRCs)
- Drainage Basin working groups
First Nations consultations
- Annual DFO-Yukon First Nations bilateral meeting
- First Nation Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy (AFS) consultations
Bill Waugh (Alsek, Taku and Stikine Drainages)
Steve Smith (Yukon and Porcupine Drainages)
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