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Call for Proposals to Change Federal Subsistence Hunting and Trapping Regulations


The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting proposals through March 24, 2011
to change Federal regulations for the subsistence harvest of wildlife on
Federal public lands for the 2012-2014 regulatory years (July 1, 2012-June
30, 2014).

The Board will consider proposals to change Federal hunting and trapping
seasons, harvest limits, methods of harvest, and customary and traditional
use determinations. The Board will also accept proposals for individual
customary and traditional use determinations from residents of national
park and national monument resident zone communities, or those who already
hold a Section 13.440 subsistence use permit.


Federal public lands include national wildlife refuges; national parks,
monuments and preserves; national forests; national wild and scenic rivers;
and national conservation and recreation areas. These lands also include
Bureau of Land Management areas that are not part of the national
conservation system. Federal subsistence regulations do not apply on State
of Alaska lands, private lands, military lands, Native allotments, or
Federal lands selected by the State of Alaska or Native corporations.


Submit proposals:
By mail or hand delivery
Federal Subsistence Board
Office of Subsistence Management -- Attn:  Theo Matuskowitz
1011 East Tudor Road, MS-121
Anchorage, AK  99503

At any Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council meeting
See the Meetings and Deadlines page of the Federal Subsistence
Management Program’s website, http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/deadline.cfml
, for dates and locations of Council meetings.

On the Web at http://www.regulations.gov
Search for FWS-R7-SM-2010-0066, which is the docket number for this
proposed rule.


You may call the Office of Subsistence Management at 800-478-1456 or email
subsistence@fws.gov with your questions.


Additional information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program can
be found at http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/index.cfml

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