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Restoration Projects

Funding Recommendations

Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Recommendation: (Not Available)

Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Comments: (Not Available)

Chief Scientist Recommendation: Fund

Chief Scientist Comments: This is a strong project with an excellent principal investigator. The investigator has made significant progress toward project objectives and may be ahead of schedule. Detecting genetic lesions due to the oil spill is not too likely. However, the results from this project will be significant for the long-term management of pink salmon.

Public Advisory Group (PAG) Recommendation: (Not Available)

Public Advisory Group (PAG) Comments: (Not Available)

Executive Director Recommendation: Fund

Executive Director Comments: Concerns raised by the Chief Scientist in FY 97 regarding link to restoration objectives, application to management, and cost sharing by non-EVOS sources have been addressed. In addition, the project is ahead of schedule and the budget has been reduced from the prior year. This project, which will be conducted in part at the Alaska SeaLife Center, is designed to provide fundamental information which will likely aid restoration of wild stocks of pink salmon and benefit pink salmon management. It is a long-term project with national importance. [NOTE: Funding includes $17,800 for SeaLife Center bench fees.]

Trustee Council Decision: Fund

Trustee Council Comments: (Not Available)