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...can be reached at (907) 465-4147 or . The federal Office of Subsistence Management, based in Anchorage, is at (907) 786-3888 or . Tom Morphet...
Coho subsistence shut down on 3 rivers

...Canada had and is an action the state supports," said Larry Buklis, a fisheries biologist with the federal Office of Subsistence Management in Anchorage. The treaty between the United States and Canada regulates some salmon fisheries along...
Game Board protects wolves on Douglas

The state Board of Game decided Tuesday to protect wolves on Douglas Island from hunters and trappers. But the board, in the 6-0 vote, said some of the island's wolves could be hunted or trapped if their population reaches at least seven, or if hunters' harvest of deer falls off drastically when wolves are on the island.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The National Congress of American Indians passed four resolutions in support of the Douglas Indian Association, as well as one in support of a Southeast Alaska tribal college, and a number in support of statewide Alaska Native issues.
State appeals subsistence board ruling

The state is appealing a Federal Subsistence Board decision granting the community of Ninilchik a subsistence priority in the Kenai River drainage waters on federal land.
Conference supports local Native positions

Some local Native causes were embraced by a national American Indian organization this week.

...K-12 are invited to participate in the first Subsistence Lifestyles Art Contest, sponsored by the Federal Office of Subsistence Management. The contest is designed to encourage Alaska youth to portray their subsistence lifestyles and to increase...
Proposals could limit Alaska Yukon salmon fishing

FAIRBANKS - After several years of poor runs, frustrated Yukon River salmon fishermen will be watching closely as a federal board that oversees subsistence fishing in Alaska meets this week to discuss management strategies.
Feds look at changing subsistence rules on cash sales of harvest

Louie Wagner is keeping a close eye on proposed new federal regulations governing the sale of subsistence foods. If adopted, the rules would allow cash sales of subsistence harvests, within limits.
Feds: State owns submerged land

The federal government conceded recently that Alaska owns much of the lands under saltwater in the Tongass National Forest. But the state and feds are still arguing about who owns the lands under Glacier Bay and certain other Southeast waters. "You have the federal government saying they're willing to do a settlement with the state that acknowledges the state has title to a very large proportion of submerged land lying under the marine waters in Southeast Alaska," said Dave Bedford, director of the Southeast Alaska Seiners Association, of the Tongass concession.


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