Managing the state's fisheries is a big responsibility. On this week's Conversation, we sit down with Robert Ruffner, one of the newest members of the state Board of Fisheries to talk about what challenges lay ahead in managing salmon fisheries on the Kenai Peninsula.
We talked about a number of changes the Board of Fisheries made to management plans for Upper Cook Inlet. You can find all the latest details on those and in-season emergency orders from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game here.
And here's a full line up of vendors, musicians and events for the Kenai River Fest.