Thursday, September 14, 2006

Kodiak/Aleutians Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to Meet

The Kodiak/Aleutians Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet Friday, Sept. 22, at 9 a.m. at the Comfort Inn in Kodiak.

The Council will call for proposals to change subsistence hunting and trapping regulations, hear updates on Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program projects and discuss current issues affecting subsistence in the Kodiak/Aleutians region.

The meeting will also provide an additional opportunity for the public to comment on the Federal Subsistence Board's rural review process. Rural status determines eligibility for the Federal subsistence priority. Kodiak has been proposed for a change in status.

This meeting is open to the public.

For additional information, special accommodations or an agenda for the meeting, contact Council Coordinator Michelle Chivers at least 72 hours prior to the meeting at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3877 or by e-mail at Additional information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program can be found on the web.

From a USFWS News Release dated 12 September 2006

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