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Fisheries Update week of August 10-16, 2014

MON, AUGUST 18, 2014, 02:18 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Public Hearing to be held on Temporary Special Action Request to close the Dall sheep hunt in Unit 23 and 26A for conservation concerns

WED, AUGUST 13, 2014, 07:33 AM EST

A public meeting will be held in Kotzebue from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 14 at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center Read More >


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Fisheries Update Aug. 3-Aug. 9, 2014

TUE, AUGUST 12, 2014, 08:38 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Unit 4 Mountain Goat Closure

FRI, AUGUST 8, 2014, 01:55 PM EST

The Sitka District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is taking action to close the watersheds of Blue Lake, Medvejie Lake and the southern half of the Katlian River to the harvest of mountain goats. Read More >


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Public meeting to be held regarding mountain goat management in Unit 4

WED, AUGUST 6, 2014, 03:13 PM EST

The Sitka District Ranger, under the authority granted by the Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public meeting to share information and solicit public comment Read More >


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North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Nuiqsut

WED, AUGUST 6, 2014, 09:33 AM EST

The North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet August 19 -20, 2014 at the Kisik Community Center in Nuiqsut. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. daily. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to Hold Meetings Statewide

WED, AUGUST 6, 2014, 09:18 AM EST

Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to Hold Meetings Statewide The 10 Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will meet August through October 2014 Read More >


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Cow Moose Harvest Quota Established for Unit 15C

TUE, AUGUST 5, 2014, 10:12 AM EST

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Manager, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, has established a harvest quota of eight (8) cow moose for Unit 15C on the Kenai Peninsula. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the Week of July 27

MON, AUGUST 4, 2014, 02:35 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Bull Moose Harvest Quota Established for Unit 7 Remainder

FRI, AUGUST 1, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

The Seward District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, has established a harvest quota Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board discusses six special actions regarding Kuskokwim River

THU, JULY 31, 2014, 07:47 AM EST

During its work session held on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, the Federal Subsistence Board discussed the six special actions it received asking to ensure reasonable opportunity Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

TUE, JULY 29, 2014, 08:40 AM EST

Copper Center, AK…The tentative pre-season fishing schedule for Federally qualified subsistence users in the Chitina Subdistrict of the Copper River was amended today by the Federal Subsistence Board. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE

MON, JULY 28, 2014, 02:31 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 13

TUE, JULY 22, 2014, 07:53 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

THU, JULY 17, 2014, 03:09 PM EST

Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced Read More >


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Kenai River Federal Subsistence Fishery for Chinook Salmon Remains Closed

MON, JULY 14, 2014, 02:53 PM EST

The Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon in the Kenai River downstream from the outlet of Skilak Lake will remain closed Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 6 - July 12, 2014

MON, JULY 14, 2014, 02:33 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

THU, JULY 10, 2014, 01:49 PM EST

Copper Center, AK-The tentative pre-season fishing schedule for Federally qualified subsistence users in the Chitina Subdistrict of the Copper River was amended today by the Federal Subsistence Board. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 29-July 5, 2014

TUE, JULY 8, 2014, 02:58 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Work Session in Anchorage

TUE, JULY 8, 2014, 02:23 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a work session Wednesday, July 30, 2014 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Gordon Watson Conference Room Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

THU, JULY 3, 2014, 10:27 AM EST

Copper Center, AK…The tentative pre-season fishing schedule for Federally qualified subsistence users in the Chitina Subdistrict of the Copper River was amended today by the Federal Subsistence Board Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board closes the moose season on Federal public lands in Units 26C and 26B remainder

MON, JUNE 30, 2014, 03:27 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board has closed Federal public lands in Units 26C and 26B remainder to the hunting of moose from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the week of June 22-28, 2014

MON, JUNE 30, 2014, 02:59 PM EST

Sockeye The Forest Service operates the picket weir and video-equipped net weir at Redoubt Lake. The picket weir was fish tight the evening of June 16th. On June 26th 124 sockeye salmon passed the weir bringing the season total to 2,120. Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

FRI, JUNE 27, 2014, 08:04 AM EST

This fishery is open, during the periods listed above, to Federally qualified subsistence users having customary and traditional use of salmon in this Subdistrict. Additional periods will be announced as the season progresses. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the week of June 15-21, 2014

MON, JUNE 23, 2014, 02:30 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. Read More >


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Public Hearing to be held on Temporary Special Action Request to close the moose hunt in Unit 26C and 26B Remainder for conservation concerns

WED, JUNE 18, 2014, 03:16 PM EST

A public meeting will be held in Kaktovik from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24 at the Kaktovik Community Hall Read More >


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Kenai River Chinook Salmon Federal Subsistence Fishery Closed to Protect the Early Run

WED, JUNE 18, 2014, 01:40 PM EST

The Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon in the Kenai River downstream from the outlet of Skilak Lake will be closed beginning 12:01 a.m., Thursday, June 19, through 11:59 p.m., Monday, July 14, 2014. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the week of June 8-15, 2014

MON, JUNE 16, 2014, 03:29 PM EST

The Sitka Tribe of Alaska operates the sockeye monitoring weir at Klag Bay which is scheduled to be operational the last week in June Read More >


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Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon opened in the Stikine River

FRI, JUNE 13, 2014, 07:34 AM EST

Wrangell, Alaska–The Wrangell District Ranger announced today that he is reopening the Federal Chinook salmon subsistence fishery in the Stikine River as authorized by the Federal Subsistence Board. Read More >


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2014 Kuskokwim Area Salmon Fishery NR4

WED, JUNE 11, 2014, 07:24 AM EST

A Special Action was issued today implementing permit-only salmon fishing with gillnets of up to 6” mesh, 50 fathom length, 45 meshes deep, beginning June 11, 2014. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the week of June 1-7, 2014

TUE, JUNE 10, 2014, 09:23 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. Read More >


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Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon

TUE, JUNE 10, 2014, 09:09 AM EST

Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon Permits will not be issued to take Chinook salmon in the Situk River until further notice Read More >


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Drift Gillnet Fishing is Closed

TUE, JUNE 10, 2014, 08:17 AM EST

Subsistence fishing in Subdistricts 4B and 4C is currently closed. Federal regulations allow the use of drift gillnets for the subsistence harvest of Chinook salmon in Federal public waters Read More >


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Guardians of our Resources - News from the Kuskokwim River

FRI, JUNE 6, 2014, 09:12 AM EST

I was very encouraged to learn that tribal representatives at the recent Yukon River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission meeting supported a resolution calling for a moratorium on Yukon River king salmon fishing. Read More >


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WEEK OF May 25-31, 2014

SUN, MAY 25, 2014, 03:08 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Corrected - Kuskokwim Area Salmon Fishery News Release 3

FRI, MAY 23, 2014, 02:54 PM EST

A Special Action was issued at the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge today. These are restrictions to the Chinook fishery that will begin on Tuesday, May 27th. Special Action 3KS-03-14 extends the previously announced closure Read More >


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TULUKSAK TO THE REFUGE BOUNDARY

FRI, MAY 23, 2014, 12:45 PM EST

This Special Action closes king salmon fishing to all users in conservation section 3 from Tuluksak to the boundary of the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge near the village of Aniak. Read More >


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Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture Appoint Members to Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils

FRI, MAY 23, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel, with the concurrence of Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, has made appointments to the 10 Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils. Read More >


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Kuskokwim Chinook Salmon Management Strategies

THU, MAY 22, 2014, 07:54 AM EST

2014 Kuskokwim Salmon Outlook The Chinook salmon return to the Kuskokwim River in 2014 is expected to be weak and below normal; significant conservation efforts restricting harvest will be necessary to meet escapement goals. Read More >


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Saving our King Salmon

WED, MAY 21, 2014, 02:32 PM EST

King salmon on the Kuskokwim are in trouble. Since last fall, there has been a growing local recognition that the problem is serious and that serious actions need to be taken. Read More >


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Corrected - Federal Waters Within the Boundaries of the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge

MON, MAY 19, 2014, 01:50 PM EST

This is an announcement from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskoswim Area Read More >


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SPECIAL ACTION

FRI, MAY 16, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

This Special Action closes king salmon fishing to all users in conservation sections 1 and 2 on the Kuskokwim River drainage. This action follows the conservation strategy discussed with the members of local Tribes, the public, Kuskokwim . . . Read More >


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Special Action

FRI, MAY 16, 2014, 10:41 AM EST

Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River will be closed to fishing for king salmon to non-Federally qualified users to provide for escapement. Read More >


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2014 Kuskokwim Area Salmon Fishery News Release

TUE, MAY 6, 2014, 09:15 AM EST

State and Federal fishery management staff will continue to follow guidelines outlined in the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Plan 5 ACC 07.365 Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Closes Stikine River Subsistence Chinook Salmon

THU, MAY 1, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board has closed the May 15-June 20, 2014 subsistence Chinook salmon fishery on the Stikine River and delegated authority to the Wrangell District Ranger to reopen the fishery if the . . . Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Approves Changes to Subsistence Hunting Regulations

THU, APRIL 24, 2014, 09:55 AM EST

Federal Subsistence Board Approves Changes to Subsistence Hunting Regulations, Makes Recommendations on the Rural Determinations Process, and Approves Changes to Kuskokwim Chinook Management Read More >


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Comments invited on proposed changes to fisheries regulations

TUE, APRIL 15, 2014, 08:24 AM EST

Comments invited on proposed changes to Federal subsistence fisheries regulations ANCHORAGE -- The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting written comments, through June 13, 2014, on proposed changes to Federal subsistence fisheries regulations. Read More >


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Meeting Announcement

MON, APRIL 7, 2014, 02:54 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will meet on April 15, 2014 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and April 16 – 17, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. to consider more than 50 proposed changes to Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations. Read More >


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Meeting Advisory

FRI, MARCH 21, 2014, 01:48 PM EST

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council Meeting and Public Hearing to be Held on a Federal Subsistence Special Action Request There will be two public meetings held on Fisheries Special Action Request Read More >


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Meeting Advisory

MON, MARCH 17, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

The Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 25-26 at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center in Kotzebue. The meeting will begin daily at 9:00 a.m. Read More >


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closure - Unit 2 wolf 2014

FRI, MARCH 14, 2014, 09:49 AM EST

This Special Action closes Federal lands within Unit 2 (GMU2) to the harvest of wolf. The closure begins on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. and continues through 11:59 p.m. March 31, 2014. Read More >


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KA RAC Meeting Announcement

MON, MARCH 10, 2014, 05:29 PM EST

Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Kodiak The Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 20-21 at the Best Western Kodiak Inn in Kodiak. The meeting will begin daily at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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NWA RAC Meeting

MON, MARCH 10, 2014, 05:18 PM EST

The Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council meeting previously set for February 18-19 in Kotzebue has been rescheduled. The meeting will now take place on March 25-26 at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center in Kotzebue. Read More >


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MA 3-5-14 SP Meeting Announcement

WED, MARCH 5, 2014, 05:45 PM EST

Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Nome The Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 18-19 at the Aurora Inn Conference Room in Nome. The meeting will begin daily at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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MA 3-5-14 SE-SC Meeting Announcement

WED, MARCH 5, 2014, 05:37 PM EST

Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council and Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Anchorage The Southeast Alaska Subsistence RAC and the Southcentral Alaska Subsistence RAC will meet March 11-13 Read More >


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Federal subsistence fishery for eulachon 25Feb14

TUE, FEBRUARY 25, 2014, 04:44 PM EST

KETCHIKAN, Alaska—The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords District Ranger Jeff DeFreest, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is closing the Federal public waters that flow into District 1 to the taking of eulachon Read More >


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Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Bethel

FRI, FEBRUARY 21, 2014, 06:08 PM EST

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Bethel The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 5-6 at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel. The meeting will begin daily at 9:00 a.m Read More >


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Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Fairbanks

FRI, FEBRUARY 21, 2014, 06:05 PM EST

Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Fairbanks The Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 6-7 at the Pike’s Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks. Read More >


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MA 2-4-2014 BB Meeting Announcement

TUE, FEBRUARY 4, 2014, 10:07 AM EST

Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Naknek The Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 25-26, 2014 at the Naknek Native Village Council Hall in Naknek. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. daily. Read More >


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MA 2-4-2014 WI Meeting Announcement

TUE, FEBRUARY 4, 2014, 10:02 AM EST

Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Aniak The Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 25-26, 2014 at the Aniak Community Hall in Aniak. The meeting will begin daily at 9:00 a.m Read More >


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MA 1-30-14 NWA Meeting Announcement

THU, JANUARY 30, 2014, 10:29 AM EST

Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Kotzebue The Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 18-19 at the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly Chambers in Kotzebue. Read More >


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MA 1-30-14 NS Meeting Announcement

THU, JANUARY 30, 2014, 10:24 AM EST

North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Barrow The North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 19-20 at the Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow. The meeting will begin daily at 9:00 a.m. Read More >


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MA 1-30-14 All-Council Meeting Announcement

THU, JANUARY 30, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to Hold Meetings Statewide Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board has approved a winter moose season with a harvest limit of one antlered bull on the portions of Unit 17C

WED, JANUARY 22, 2014, 01:21 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board has approved a winter moose season with a harvest limit of one antlered bull on the portions of Unit 17C within the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge from January 22 to February 4, 2014. Read More >


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Call for Proposals to Change Federal Subsistence Fish and Shellfish Regulations

WED, JANUARY 15, 2014, 03:55 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting proposals through March 28, 2014, to change Federal regulations for the subsistence harvest of fish and shellfish for the 2015-2017 regulatory years (April 1, 2015-March 31, 2017). Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Work Session

FRI, JANUARY 10, 2014, 12:36 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will be meeting on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 to consider Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program proposals across Alaska as well as to get updates on several issues that the Regional Advisory Councils have been working on. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Closes Marten Trapping on Federal Lands on Kuiu Island

MON, DECEMBER 16, 2013, 03:39 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board has closed Federal public lands on Kuiu Island within Unit 3 to the trapping of marten from Jan 1, 2014 to Feb 15, 2014. This action is in response to conservation concerns raised by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Read More >


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Applicants Sought for Subsistence Regional Advisory Council Membership

THU, NOVEMBER 14, 2013, 03:32 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting applications through March 21, 2014 to fill seats on the 10 Subsistence Council membership appointments are for 1- to 3-year terms. There are approx 40 seats open for appointment among all Councils. Read More >


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Western Interior Alaska Subsistence RAC to Meet in Fairbanks

THU, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 02:33 PM EST

The Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council (Council) will hold a meeting from November 6 ̶ 8, 2013 in Fairbanks at the Alpine Lodge. Read More >


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Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Fairbanks OCT 2013

THU, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 02:08 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. The hearing will be held on Nov 7, 2013, in Fairbanks at the Alpine Lodge Read More >


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YKD Meeting Announcement

THU, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 02:02 PM EST

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting November 13 ̶ 14, 2013 in Bethel at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. The meeting will begin daily at 9:00 a.m. Read More >


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Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Bethel

THU, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 01:58 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process held on November 13 in Bethel at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center Read More >


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Seward Peninsula RAC to Meet in Nome

THU, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 01:53 PM EST

The Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from November 19–20, 2013 in Nome at the Aurora Inn. Read More >


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Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Nome

THU, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 01:35 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. The hearing will be held on November 19, 2013, in Nome at the Aurora Inn Read More >


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Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Fairbanks

THU, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 01:30 PM EST

The Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from November 19–20, 2013 in Fairbanks at the Wedgewood Resort. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Anchorage

FRI, OCTOBER 25, 2013, 04:30 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. Read More >


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Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Anchorage

FRI, OCTOBER 25, 2013, 04:19 PM EST

The Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council (Council) will hold a meeting from November 57, 2013 in Anchorage at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Office (1011 E. Tudor Road). Read More >


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Closes Federal Public Lands in Unit 6 to the Harvest of Antlerless Deer

THU, OCTOBER 24, 2013, 12:13 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will close Federal public lands in Unit 6 to the harvest of antlerless deer by federally qualified subsistence users, effective at 11:59 p.m. on November 1, Read More >


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Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Dillingham

TUE, OCTOBER 22, 2013, 12:05 PM EST

The FSB will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. October 29, 2013, in Dillingham in the City Hall Council Chambers from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Read More >


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Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Dillingham

TUE, OCTOBER 22, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from October 29-30, 2013 in the Dillingham City Hall Council Chambers. Read More >


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Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council Meeting in Copper Center is Cancelled

FRI, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013, 06:06 PM EST

The Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council meeting scheduled for October 1-3, 2013 in Copper Center at the Kluti-Kaah Community Hall has been cancelled due to the potential lapse in government funding on October 1. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Copper Center Has Been Cancelled

FRI, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013, 05:59 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board public hearing on the rural determination process presently scheduled for October 1, 2013 in Copper Center at the Kluti-Kaah Community Hall has been cancelled due to the potential lapse in government funding on Oct 1 Read More >


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Cancelled - Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Copper Center

FRI, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013, 04:31 PM EST

The Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from October 1-3, 2013 in Copper Center at the Kluti-Kaah Community Hall. The meeting will begin daily at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Fairbanks

THU, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013, 05:55 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. The hearing will be held on October 8, 2013, in Fairbanks Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Nome

THU, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013, 05:48 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. The hearing will be held on October 8, 2013, in Nome Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Fairbanks

THU, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013, 05:40 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. The hearing will be held on October 16, 2013, in Fairbanks Read More >


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Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Fairbanks

THU, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013, 04:20 PM EST

The Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from October 16-17, 2013 in Fairbanks at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge. Read More >


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Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Nome

WED, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013, 09:23 AM EST

The Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from October 8-9, 2013 in Nome at the Aurora Inn. Read More >


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Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Fairbanks

WED, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013, 09:13 AM EST

The Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from October 8-9, 2013 in Fairbanks at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge. Read More >


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Senate Hearing to examine wildlife management authority within the State of Alaska

FRI, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013, 04:29 PM EST

FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: To examine wildlife management authority within the State of Alaska under the Alaska National Interest Lands Act and the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Read More >


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Cancelled - Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Copper Center

FRI, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013, 11:58 AM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. Read More >


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Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Bethel

THU, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013, 11:52 AM EST

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from October 2-3, 2013 in Bethel at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Bethel

THU, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013, 11:49 AM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. Read More >


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Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Sitka

THU, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013, 11:39 AM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. The hearing is on Sept. 27, in Sitka at the Harrigan Centennial Hall Read More >


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Joint News Release 41

MON, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013, 10:24 AM EST

013 Yukon River Fall Salmon Fishery News Release # 41 Fall Announcement # 33, District 4 Salmon Subsistence Fishing Schedule Districts Affected: Upper Yukon Area Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Public Hearing on the Rural Determination Process in Kodiak

FRI, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013, 02:23 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board will hold a public hearing to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. The hearing will be held on September 24, 2013, in Kodiak Read More >


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Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Ketchikan

THU, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013, 05:07 PM EST

The Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will hold a meeting from September 24-26, 2013 in Ketchikan at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. Read More >


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Public Hearing in Ketchikan

WED, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013, 04:08 PM EST

The hearing will be held on September 24, 2013, in Ketchikan at the Ted Ferry Civic Center Read More >


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NAKWASINA RIVER WATERSHED ON BARANOF ISLAND IN UNIT 4 CLOSED TO THE HARVEST OF MOUNTAIN GOAT

WED, AUGUST 28, 2013, 04:24 PM EST

The Sitka District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is taking action to close the Federal goat hunting season within the Nakwasina River watershed on Baranof Island in Unit 4 effective August 28 through October 26 Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Opens a Portion of Unit 7-Remainder for the Harvest of Moose by Federally Qualified Subsistence Users

SAT, AUGUST 10, 2013, 04:37 PM EST

The FSB recently approved a special action to open the portion of Unit 7-remainder that includes the drainages of Resurrection Creek downstream from Rimrock and Highland creeks including Palmer Creek from August 10 – September 20 for the harvest of moose. Read More >


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Rural Determination

WED, AUGUST 7, 2013, 12:24 PM EST

From August 20 through October 30, 2013, the Federal Subsistence Board will hold several hearings throughout Alaska to accept public testimony and written comments on the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s rural determination process. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Bull Moose Harvest Quota Established for Unit 7 Remainder

MON, AUGUST 5, 2013, 04:45 PM EST

The Seward District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, has established a harvest quota of three (3) bull moose with forked antlers for Unit 7 remainder on the Kenai Peninsula. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Approves Special Action Request to Require a State Registration Permit to Harvest Caribou

THU, JULY 25, 2013, 05:07 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board recently approved a special action request to require a State registration permit to harvest caribou under Federal hunting regulations in Units 9A, 9B, 9C, 17A, 17B, 17C, 18, 19A, and 19B; Read More >


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BLUE LAKE, MEDVEJIE LAKE AND THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE KATLIAN RIVER WATERSHEDS ON BARANOF ISLAND IN UNIT 4 ARE CLOSED TO THE HARVEST OF MOUNTAIN GOAT

WED, JULY 24, 2013, 05:11 PM EST

The Sitka District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is taking action to close the watersheds of Blue Lake, Medvejie Lake and the southern half of the Katlian River to the harvest of mountain goats. Read More >


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FEDERAL SUBSISTENCE DEER SEASON AND HARVEST LIMIT REDUCED ON LINDENBERG PENINSULA IN UNIT 3

TUE, JULY 9, 2013, 05:16 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence deer season and harvest limit on the Lindenberg Peninsula portion of Kupreanof Island has been reduced for the 2013 season. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Cancels Work Session

WED, APRIL 17, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board has cancelled its work session that was scheduled to be held April 24-April 25, 2013 in Anchorage. An announcement will be made when the work session has been rescheduled. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Work Session in Anchorage

WED, APRIL 10, 2013, 03:13 PM EST

During the work session, the Board will hear status reports on the progress to implement Secretarial recommendations resulting from the review of the Federal Subsistence Management Program. Read More >


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North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet by Teleconference

WED, MARCH 27, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet April 16, 2013 by teleconference. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Fisheries Regulations Book Available

WED, MARCH 27, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

Printed copies of the April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2015 Federal subsistence fisheries regulations book are available. Copies of the book may be picked up at Federal land management offices and vendors. Read More >


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Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Galena

SUN, MARCH 17, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 5-6, 2013 in Galena at the community building. The meeting will begin daily at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Kodiak

MON, MARCH 11, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 26-27, 2013 at the Best Western Kodiak Inn in Kodiak. The meeting will begin daily at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Nome

THU, MARCH 7, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 20-21, 2013 at the Aurora Inn in Nome. The meeting will begin daily at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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Application Deadline for Subsistence Regional Advisory Council Membership Extended to March 29, 2013

THU, MARCH 7, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board has extended the application deadline for Subsistence Regional Advisory Council membership to March 29, 2013. Read More >


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Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Ketchikan

TUE, FEBRUARY 26, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 12-14, 2013 at the Ted Ferry Civic Center in Ketchikan. The meeting will begin daily at 9:00 a.m. Read More >


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Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Kotzebue

MON, FEBRUARY 25, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet March 5-6, 2013 at the Northwest Arctic Borough Chambers in Kotzebue. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Bethel

MON, FEBRUARY 25, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 27-28, 2013 in Bethel at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. The meeting will begin daily at 9:00 a.m. Read More >


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North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Barrow

TUE, FEBRUARY 12, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 26-27, 2013 at the Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. Read More >


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Petersburg Student Wins Subsistence Student Art Contest

TUE, FEBRUARY 12, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

ANCHORAGE – Diane Murph, 17, of Petersburg is the winner of the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s subsistence student art contest. Read More >


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Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Fairbanks

THU, FEBRUARY 7, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 20-21, 2013 at the Pike’s Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. Read More >


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Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Anchorage

THU, FEBRUARY 7, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 20-21, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Anchorage. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet in Naknek

WED, JANUARY 30, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

The Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet February 12-13, 2013 at the Bristol Bay Borough Chambers in Naknek. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to Hold Meetings Statewide

THU, JANUARY 17, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

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. Read More >