Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to hold meetings statewide

Public is welcome and encouraged to participate

The 10 Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will meet late September through mid-November to discuss proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations for the 2018-2020 regulatory years as well as other issues affecting subsistence in their regions. Regulatory proposals that will be considered by the Councils at these meetings can be found at: www.doi.gov/subsistence/proposal/current/index.cfm.

9/1/2017
Last edited 1/25/2022

Caron McKee

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

caron_mckee@fws.gov

The public is welcome and encouraged to participate in these meetings in person or by teleconference. The meeting schedule is as follows:

Sept. 26-27
Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Cold Bay Community Center, Cold Bay, 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Karen Deatherage, (907) 786-3564, karen_deatherage@fws.gov

Oct. 10-11
Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Pike’s Waterfront Lodge, Fairbanks, 9:00 a.m.
Contact:  Zach Stevenson, (907) 786-3674, zachary_stevenson@fws.gov

Oct. 12-13
Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center, Bethel, 9:00 a.m.
Contact:  Eva Patton, (907) 786-3358, eva_patton@fws.gov

Oct. 24-25
Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Mini Convention Center, Nome, 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Karen Deatherage, (907) 786-3564, karen_deatherage@fws.gov

Oct. 25-26
Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly Room, Kotzebue, 9:00 a.m.
Contact:  Zach Stevenson, (907) 786-3674, zachary_stevenson@fws.gov

Oct. 31 – Nov. 2
Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Juneau, 8:30 a.m.
Contact:  DeAnna Perry, (907) 586-7918, dlperry@fs.fed.us

Nov. 1-2
Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Dillingham Middle School Gym, Dillingham, 8:30 a.m.
Contact:  Donald Mike, (907) 786-3629, donald_mike@fws.gov

Nov. 6-7
Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Oceans and Islands Visitor Center, Homer, 8:30 a.m.
Contact:  Donald Mike, (907) 786-3629, donald_mike@fws.gov

Nov. 8-9
Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Musher’s Hall, Tok, 11:00 a.m.
Contact:  Katya Wessels, (907) 786-3885, katerina_wessels@fws.gov

Nov. 15-17
North Slope Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Inupiat Heritage Center, Utqiagvik (Barrow), 9:00 a.m.
Contact:  Eva Patton, (907) 786-3358, eva_patton@fws.gov

Individual teleconference numbers will be provided on meeting agendas when distributed. Meeting dates and locations are subject to change, based on weather or local circumstances.

All meeting materials are posted approximately two weeks prior to the meeting and may be found here: https://www.doi.gov/subsistence/regions. You may also request to have the documents mailed, faxed or e-mailed to you by contacting the Office of Subsistence Management. The Federal Subsistence Board is committed to providing access to these meetings 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 / (907) 786-3888 or by e-mail at subsistence@fws.gov  at least seven business days prior to the meeting you wish to attend.

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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