Federal Subsistence Board to hold public meeting to consider proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations

For Immediate Release:
March 19, 2024    

PUBLIC NOTICE - The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) will meet at the Lakefront Anchorage Hotel at 4800 Spenard Road in Anchorage, Alaska, April 2-5, 2024, to consider proposed changes to Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations for the 2024-2026 regulatory years and wildlife closure reviews. The Board will discuss other subsistence related topics to include RFR22-01 (request for reconsideration of fisheries proposal FP21-01), Delegation of Authority letters regarding Unit 6 Deer/Moose and Unit 17A and 17C Nushagak Caribou, as well as receive a Council Correspondence update. The regulatory proposals may be viewed at https://www.doi.gov/subsistence/current-proposals.

The Board encourages the public to participate in person. The public may also participate via Microsoft Teams meeting link shared on our website or via teleconference. There will be opportunities for the public to testify on both agenda and non-agenda items throughout the meeting. Public comments on general, non-agenda subsistence issues will be welcomed at the start of each day. The public will be provided opportunities to comment on specific hunting and trapping proposals and closure reviews as the Board considers them.  

To participate in this meeting by teleconference, dial toll-free (833) 436-1163 (Conference ID 784 717 161#). The Microsoft Teams meeting link, full agenda, and available meeting materials are posted to the Federal Subsistence Management Program’s website at www.doi.gov/subsistence/board.

Reasonable Accommodations: The Board is committed to providing access to these meetings for all participants. Please make requests in advance for sign language interpreter services, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodations. Please make requests to Robbin LaVine, (907) 786–3888, subsistence@fws.gov, at least 7 business days prior to the meeting you would like to attend to give the Office of Subsistence Management sufficient time to process your request. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case-by-case basis. 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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Last edited 03/22/2024
Contact Information

Kayla McKinney
907-786-3880 or 800-478-1456

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