Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to Hold Meetings Statewide



01/17/2013


Contact: Andrea Medeiros, 907-786-3674

The 10 Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will meet during February and March to discuss subsistence wildlife issues and develop proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations for 2014-2016 as well as other issues affecting subsistence in their regions.

The public is welcome to participate in these meetings in person or by teleconference. The meeting schedule is as follows:

Feb. 12-13, Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Bristol Bay Borough Chamber, Naknek, Contact: Donald Mike, (907) 786-3629, donald_mike@fws.gov

Feb. 20-21, Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Hilton Garden Inn, Anchorage, Contact: Donald Mike (907) 786-3629 donald_mike@fws.gov

Feb. 20-21, Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Pike’s Waterfront Lodge, Fairbanks, Contact: Eva Patton (907) 786-3358, eva_patton@fws.gov

Feb. 26-27, North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils, North Slope Borough Assembly Chambers, Barrow, Contact: Eva Patton (907) 786-3358, eva_patton@fws.gov

Feb. 27-28, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center, Bethel, Contact: Alex Nick, (907) 543-1037, (800) 621-5804, ext. 257, alex_nick@fws.gov

Mar. 5-6, Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Galena Community Hall, Galena, Contact: Melinda Hernandez, (907) 786-3885, melinda_hernandez@fws.gov

Mar. 5-6, Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly Room, Kotzebue, Contact: Melinda Hernandez, (907) 786-3885, melinda_hernandez@fws.gov

Mar. 12-14, Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Ted Ferry Civic Center, Ketchikan, Contact: Robert Larson (907) 772-5930, robertlarson@fs.fed.us

Mar. 20-21, Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Aurora Inn, Nome, Contact: Alex Nick, (907) 543-1037, (800) 621-5804, ext. 257, alex_nick@fws.gov

Mar. 26-27, Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, Kodiak Inn, Kodiak, Contact: Tom Jennings, (907) 786-3364, thomas_jennings@fws.gov

Meeting dates and locations are subject to change.

For additional information regarding each meeting, contact the meeting coordinator listed above or the Office of Subsistence Management at 800-478-1456, (907) 786-3888 or by e-mail, subsistence@fws.gov. The meeting materials and teleconference information for each meeting will be posted on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s website, http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/rac.cfml, approximately two-weeks prior to each meeting. Additional information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program is also available at this site.

If you need special accommodations for disabilities, please contact the meeting coordinator or the Office of Subsistence Management approximately one-week prior to the meeting.

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