Role of the Panel

The Yukon River Panel’s main responsibilities, pertaining to Yukon River salmon stocks of Canadian-origin, are to:

DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT agreed research and management programs;

MAKE ANNUAL RECOMMENDATIONS to the respective resonsible management agencies of both countries concerning conservation and management coordination;

SET AND ADJUST annual salmon spawning escapement objectives, if necessary, based on pre-season projections, stock status and recommendations from the JTC; and

OVERSEE the use and admnistration of the R&E Fund.