A 1991 joint fishery assessment compiled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, GLIFWC, member bands, and the WDNR also concluded that spearfishing had not damaged the resource.
Seven of the eleven member bands of GLIFWC operate fish hatcheries.
The number and production capacity of these facilities have increased since 1984, when GLIFWC was established.
GLIFWC works with member tribes, state and federal officials, and private organizations to protect and enhance ancient beds in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
GLIFWC's remediation efforts extend beyond the lakes and waterways of the ceded territory to endangered animal species.
GLIFWC biologists have also provided technical expertise to member bands on ma'iingan (wolf) issues.
Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Comm'n (GLIFWC), to Envtl.
f [hereinafter Letter from GLIFWC to EPA] (providing comments on
GLIFWC explains that "[t]here are several terms used in reference
(68) See, e.g., Letter from GLIFWC to EPA, supra note 3, at 2.
[hereinafter GLIFWC, 2004 Treaty Season] (reporting that "2004