Federal Subsistence Board to hold work session via teleconference, August 4–5, 2020

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) will hold a work session August 4–5, 2020, by teleconference. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. daily. 

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Lisa Maas

(907) 786-3357 or (800) 478-1456


During the work session, the Board will discuss and take action on Regional Advisory Council Annual Report Replies; the process for individual Customary and Traditional Use Determinations; and proposed revisions to the Board’s nonrural determination policy, closure policy, and Tribal Consultation Implementation Guidelines. The Board will also discuss Request for Reconsideration RFR15-01, regarding the use of a community gillnet in the Kenai River for Ninilchik residents; and deferred proposal WP20-26, regarding use of snowmachines to position wolves and wolverines for harvest on Bureau of Land Management lands in Units 9B, 9C, 17B, and 17C. The Board may also discuss other business items. No regulatory decisions will be made during this work session.

The public is invited to participate in this meeting. To participate, dial toll-free (888) 566-1030 (passcode 3344290). The full agenda and meeting materials will be available online prior to the meeting, at www.doi.gov/subsistence/board.

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 at least seven business days prior to the meeting.

Additional 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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