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Comments Invited on Proposed Changes to Federal Subsistence Regulations for the Harvest of Fish and Shellfish


The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting written comments, through June
15, 2012, on proposed changes to Federal subsistence regulations for the
harvest of fish and shellfish on Federal public lands. These proposed
changes would affect Federal subsistence seasons, harvest limits, and
methods for the taking of fish for the regulatory years April 1, 2013
through March 31, 2015.

The proposal book is available on the Federal Subsistence Management
Program’s website at http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/public.cfml. Printed copies
will be available the first week of May. You may request a printed copy by
contacting the Office of Subsistence Management at
800-478-1456 or (907) 786-3888.

Comments on a proposal should reference the proposal number and should be
sent by e-mail to subsistence@fws.gov. Those without e-mail access can fax
comments to (907) 786-3898 or mail them to:

                  Federal Subsistence Board   Attn: Theo Matuskowitz
                  Office of Subsistence Management
                  1011 East Tudor Road, MS 121
                  Anchorage, AK  99503

In addition to written comments, members of the public are welcome to
testify at Regional Advisory Council meetings. The Regional Advisory
Council meeting schedule is available at http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/rac.cfml
or call the Office of Subsistence Management for the dates and locations of
meetings. In addition, testimony may be given at the Federal Subsistence
Board meeting in January 2013 in Anchorage.

Information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program can be found at
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