the Alaska Sea Otter and Steller Sea Lion Commission!
The Alaska Sea Otter Commission, a tribal consortium, was established in 1988 to promote Alaska Native involvement in policy decisions pertaining to sea otters. In 1998, at the request of member tribes, the Alaska Sea Otter Commission added Steller sea lions to its mission and goals, formally expanding to The Alaska Sea Otter and Steller Sea Lion Commission (TASSC).
Throughout the past twenty-two years, TASSC has worked with coastal Alaska Native peoples and communities to further conservation, local management and local research for marine mammals.
TASSC would like to thank all those individuals, tribes and organizations that have participated in TASSC's programs over the years. Your past and continued participation has been the success of these programs and truly the success of the organization. We thank you.
Additionally we would also like to thank our funding agencies. Through their support and vision, our programs are able to continue. We thank you.