A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
The Councils play an integral role in management of subsistence fish and wildlife resources on Federal public lands in Alaska. They meet at least twice a year, hear public testimony, and provide recommendations to the Federal Subsistence Board on subsistence management issues. Council members must be knowledgeable about the uses of fish and wildlife resources in their region. Council membership appointments are typically 3-year terms.
The application form and information about the application process and the Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils is available on the Federal Subsistence Management Program's website: http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/rac.cfml. The application form and additional information is also available by contacting Carl Johnson at the Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3676.