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Press Release



Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to Hold Meetings Statewide



08/06/2014

Contact: Deborah Coble
(907) 786-3880 or (800) 478-1456
deborah_coble@fws.gov

Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to Hold Meetings Statewide

The 10 Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will meet August through October 2014 to discuss subsistence fisheries issues and review proposals to change Federal subsistence fish and shellfish regulations for 2015-2017 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:

Aug. 19-20
North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
Kisik Community Center, Nuiqsut
Contact: Eva Patton; (800) 478-1456 or eva_patton@fws.gov

Sept. 11-12
Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
Community Center, Cold Bay
Contact: Carl Johnson; (800) 478-1456 or carl_johnson@fws.gov

Oct. 7-8
Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
Aurora Inn, Nome
Contact: Robert Larson; (907) 772-5930 or robertlarson@fs.fed.us

Oct. 8-9
Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils
Community Building, Kiana
Contact: Melinda Burke; (800) 478-1456 or melinda_burke@fws.gov

Oct. 14-15
Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center, Bethel
Contact: Carl Johnson; (800) 478-1456 or carl_johnson@fws.gov

Oct. 15-16
Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
Kenai Convention and Visitor Center, Kenai Peninsula
Contact: Donald Mike; (800) 478-1456 or donald_mike@fws.gov

Oct. 21-22
Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
Pike’s Waterfront Lodge, Fairbanks
Contact: Eva Patton; (800) 478-1456 or eva_patton@fws.gov

Oct. 21-23
Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
James and Elsie Nolan Center, Wrangell
Contact: Robert Larson; (907) 772-5930 or robertlarson@fs.fed.us

Oct. 28-29
Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
Val Larson Family Resource Center, Dillingham
Contact: Donald Mike; (800) 478-1456 or donald_mike@fws.gov

Oct. 28-29
Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council
City Chambers, McGrath
Contact: Melinda Burke; (800) 478-1456 or melinda_burke@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://www.doi.gov/subsistence/councils/index.cfm 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.

More information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program can be found at http://www.doi.gov/subsistence/index.cfm.

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