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From a USFWS News Release:

The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting written comments through August 13, 2007 on proposed changes to Federal subsistence fisheries regulations. These proposed changes would affect existing Federal subsistence seasons, harvest limits, methods for the taking of fish and shellfish, and customary and traditional use determinations for the regulatory year beginning April 1, 2008.

Copies of the proposal book can be found online or by contacting the Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888.

Comments should reference the proposal number and should be sent to Theo Matuskowitz by e-mail at 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
3601 C Street, Suite 1030
Anchorage, AK 99503

All comments received by August 13, 2007 will be included in the meeting materials for the appropriate Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to discuss at their fall meetings. In addition to written comments, the public is welcome to provide comments at the fall Regional Advisory Council meetings and at the Federal Subsistence Board meeting in Anchorage in December 2007.

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