Call for Proposals to Change Federal Subsistence Hunting and Trapping Regulations

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) is accepting proposals through March 27, 2019 to change Federal regulations for the subsistence harvest of wildlife on Federal public lands for the July 1, 2020–June 30, 2022 regulatory years. The Board will consider proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping seasons, harvest limits, methods of harvest, and customary and traditional use determinations.

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Caron McKee

(907) 786-3880 or (800) 478-1456

Submit proposals:

  • By mail or hand delivery

Federal Subsistence Board
Office of Subsistence Management − Attn:  Theo Matuskowitz
1011 East Tudor Road, MS-121
Anchorage, AK  99503-6199

Search for docket number FWS-R7-SM-2018-0015.

  • At any Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council meeting

A current list of meeting dates and locations can be found at, or by contacting the Office of Subsistence Management at the phone number or email address below. Due to the recent lapse in funding for the Federal government budget, some of the meeting dates published in the proposed rule (84 FR 623; January 31, 2019) have been changed. Revised meeting dates and locations will be announced in subsequent news releases as they become available.


The proposed rule, Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska—2020–21 and 2021–22, Subsistence Taking of Wildlife Regulations, published in the Federal Register on January 31, 2019 (84 FR 623).

You may call the Office of Subsistence Management at 800-478-1456 or email with questions.

Additional information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program may be found on the web at or by visiting

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