Federal Subsistence Board to hold summer work session, July 17-18, 2017

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) will hold a summer work session July 17-18, 2017.  On July 17, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Board will meet at the BP Energy Center, 900 E. Benson Boulevard, in Anchorage. 

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Caron McKee

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


During the July 17 meeting, the Board will discuss and take action on Regional Advisory Council Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report Replies and revisions to United States and Canada border river delegated authority letters to in-season managers that would allow subsistence fishing closures for treaty obligations. Additionally, during a closed executive session, the Board will discuss the Regional Advisory Council nominations and develop recommendations to the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture for their appointments. Other business items may be discussed by the Board during the work session. Throughout the meeting, there may be opportunities for the public to testify on agenda and non-agenda items. On July 18, the Board will visit the Kenai River community gillnet fishery to network with fishers and managers on the river.

The public is encouraged to participate in the July 17 portion of the Board’s work session either in person or by teleconference. To participate in this meeting by teleconference, dial TOLL FREE (888) 455-5897, the passcode is 3344290. The full agenda and any available materials are posted to the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s website at www.doi.gov/subsistence.

The Federal Subsistence Board is committed to providing access to this meeting for all participants. Please direct requests for sign language interpreting services, closed captioning, or other accommodation needs to the Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888 or by e-mail, subsistence@fws.gov by close of business on July 7, 2017.

Additional information on 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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