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From a USFS News Release

The Federal Subsistence Board will meet Jan. 9-11 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Egan Civic and Convention Center, 555 W. 5th Ave., Anchorage. The meeting may conclude early, depending upon when the Board completes its work.

The Board will consider proposals to change Federal subsistence fisheries regulations for the 2007-2008 regulatory year. In addition, the Board will consider funding for subsistence-related research and monitoring projects for 2007 under the Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program.

The Board will consider proposals for Southeast Alaska, Bristol Bay and the Copper River. Proposals to change Federal subsistence fishery regulations on the Kenai Peninsula will be considered when the Board meets in May 2007.

The public is welcome at this meeting. Meeting materials can be found on the Federal Subsistence Management Program website,, under Federal Subsistence Board - Meeting Materials. Questions about the meeting agenda or requests for reasonable accommodations should be directed to Larry Buklis at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3822 or by e-mail,

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