Add comment on:North Coast Tribes Pressure MLPA Officials to Address Tribal Use Policy
by Dan Bacher
The Schwarzenegger administration has already imposed no-take reserves in the North Central Coast and Central Coast regions without proper consultation with Indian Tribes living in both regions. For example, the California Fish and Game Commission on August 5, 2009 voted for a marine reserve package that will ban the Kashia Pomo Tribe and others from harvesting abalone, mussels and seaweed off Stewarts Point as they have done for centuries.
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