2018 Bulletin Posted

Proposed rule for subsistence harvest of migratory bird in Alaska available for public comment The proposed rule for the subsistence harvest of migratory birds in Alaska during the spring and summer of 2018 has been made available for public comment. No changes to the subsistence harvest have been proposed.

These regulations are reviewed annually by the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council. The council is responsible for management of the harvest. Members of the council include representatives of Alaska Native peoples, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Only Alaska residents who qualify may harvest under these regulations.

You can read the proposed rule and submit your comments on the internet at: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments to Docket No. FWS-R7-MB-2018-02001.

Comments may also be submitted by mail to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS-R7-MB2018-02001; Division of Policy, Performance, and Management Programs; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 5275 Leesburg Place, MS: BPHC; Falls Church, VA 22041-3803.

Learn more about the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council at: https://www.fws.gov/alaska/ambcc/. The proposed rule is also available at this site.


Posted: February 1, 2018

Contact: Andrea Medeiros, USFWS
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