, hydro coordinator for the Columbia Inter-Tribal Fish
Commission ([email protected]):
You should avoid using the term NMFS’ "Regional Forum" because
it implies that the entire region participates in it.
The treaty tribes and the State of Montana two years ago formally withdrew
from participation in the process and the majority of the other tribes
in the basin do not participate in the process. The more accurate term
is the NMFS’ "Adaptive Management Process". …