Federal Subsistence Board News

Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to hold meetings statewide

02/19/2019

Public is welcome and encouraged to participateThe Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will meet early March through late April to develop proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations for the 2020-2022 regulatory years, and discuss other issues affecting subsistence in their regions. 

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Federal Subsistence Board to consider proposals to change Federal subsistence fish regulations and other subsistence issues

02/07/2019

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) will meet April 15 − 18, 2019 at the William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage to consider proposed changes to Federal subsistence fish and shellfish regulations for the 2019-2021 regulatory years, proposed changes to customary and traditional use determinations, and other subsistence issues. 

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Call for Proposals to Change Federal Subsistence Hunting and Trapping Regulations

01/31/2019

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) is accepting proposals through March 27, 2019 to change Federal regulations for the subsistence harvest of wildlife on Federal public lands for the July 1, 2020–June 30, 2022 regulatory years. The Board will consider proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping seasons, harvest limits, methods of harvest, and customary and traditional use determinations.

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Wolf hunting, trapping season to close in Unit 2

12/17/2018

Craig, Alaska — The Thorne Bay and Craig Districts Ranger, Matt Anderson, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, will close the Federal public lands of Unit 2 to the harvest of wolf from 11:59 P.M., Tuesday, December 18, 2018 until 11:59 P.M., March 31, 2018. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will close the state wolf hunting and trapping seasons in Unit 2 at 11:59 P.M. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.  

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Subsistence Moose Harvest Opportunity in Unit 26C for Kaktovik Residents

11/20/2018

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Manager, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is authorizing Federal registration permit harvest quota of THREE bull moose within the Kongakut River drainage in Unit 26C. This harvest opportunity will be effective for the period February 15, 2019 to April 15, 2019. Under Federal subsistence regulations, only residents of Kaktovik are eligible to participate. The Native Village of Kaktovik will conduct a Federal registration permit drawing for the two Federal registration permits to be issued.

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