Federal Subsistence Board to consider proposals to change Federal subsistence fish regulations

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) will meet January 26−29, 2021, via teleconference, to consider proposed changes to Federal subsistence fish and shellfish regulations for the 2021-2023 regulatory years. The Board will also discuss Nonrural Determination Proposal RP19-01 requesting Moose Pass be considered a rural community, fisheries closure reviews, the individual customary and traditional use determination process, Temporary Wildlife Special Action WSA20-07 (regarding the Ahtna Inter-Tribal Resource Commission administered community harvest system for moose and caribou in Units 11, 12, and 13, and its framework), and other subsistence issues.

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Katerina (Katya) Wessels
(907) 786-3885 or (800) 478-1456


The meeting will be held from 1:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, and then daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or until the Board calls a recess for the day or completes its work. A meeting agenda and associated meeting materials are available for download at www.doi.gov/subsistence/board.

The public is encouraged to participate by teleconference. Throughout the meeting, there will be opportunities for the public to testify on both agenda and non-agenda items. At the start of each day, public comments on general subsistence issues are welcome. Public comments that relate to specific agenda items will be sought during the period in which the relevant agenda item is addressed.

To participate in this meeting by teleconference, dial toll-free (888) 566-1030; the passcode is 3344290.

The Federal Subsistence Board is committed to providing access to this meeting for all participants. Please direct requests for special accommodation needs to the Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888 or by e-mail, subsistence@fws.gov at least seven business days prior to the meeting.

Information about the Federal Subsistence Management Program may be found on the web at www.doi.gov/subsistence or by visiting www.facebook.com/subsistencealaska.

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Ma Fsb January 2021 Public Meeting [pdf]


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