Federal Subsistence Board News

Entries sought for Subsistence Student Art Contest


For Immediate Release:

September 1, 2023

The Federal Subsistence Management Program is sponsoring its annual art contest for all students in Alaska grades K-12.  The deadline for submission is February 2, 2024.  This year, entries will focus on subsistence wildlife and one winner will be selected. 

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Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to Hold Public Meetings


For Immediate Release:

August 21, 2023

Public is welcome and encouraged to participate

The Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will hold public meetings between September and November 2023 to discuss proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations for the 2024-2026 regulatory years and other issues affecting subsistence in their regions.

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Results from the Federal Subsistence Board Work Session


For Immediate Release:

August 3, 2023

During its August 2-3, 2023, work session, the Federal Subsistence Board (Board) discussed and approved responses to Regional Advisory Council (Councils) FY22 annual reports, reviewed Council recommendations for changes to Council charters, and received briefings on updates to the Regional Advisory Council Correspondence Policy and a letter from the Southeast Council to the Board on transboundary river watersheds.   

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Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Work Session in Anchorage, August 2-3, 2023  


For Immediate Release:
July 19, 2023

Correction:  This announcement has been corrected to clarify that the purpose of the Federal Subsistence Board executive session is to develop recommendations to the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture for appointments to the Regional Advisory Councils.  

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) will hold a work session August 2-3, 2023, beginning at 9:00 a.m. daily until the Board has completed its work.  The work session will be held in the Gordon Watson Conference Room of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Office in Anchorage, at 1011 E. Tudor Road.  

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