Here is Gov. Bill Walker's letter appointing Robert Ruffner to the Alaska Board of Fisheries.
Ruffner is the longtime executive director of the Kenai Watershed Forum, which is much concerned with protecting salmon habitat along the Kenai River.
Ruffner is the Walker's second pick to fill a board seat formerly held by Karl Johnstone.
The governor's first choice, Roland Maw, was a controversial appointee and withdrew.
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