Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to hold working group meeting on deferred Wildlife Proposal WP22-40 (Units 9, 17; wolf, wolverine)

For Immediate Release:

September 13, 2022

Bristol Bay Subsistence Regional Advisory Council to hold working group meeting on deferred Wildlife Proposal WP22-40 (Units 9, 17; wolf, wolverine)

Public is welcome and encouraged to participate via teleconference

The Bristol Bay Regional Advisory Council (Council) will hold a working group meeting via teleconference on September 29, 2022, beginning at 10 a.m. to discuss deferred Wildlife Proposal WP22-40.  This proposal requests allowing the use of a snowmachine to position wolves and wolverines for harvest on Federal public lands in Units 9B, 9C, 17B, and 17C.  The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) deferred Proposal WP22-40 during its April 2022 meeting at the request of the Council, so that the Council can gather more information and input from the public.  The Board will deliberate Proposal WP22-40 at its January 2023 regulatory meeting.

The purpose of this working group meeting is to discuss the proposal and draft regulatory language to bring before the Council at their meeting on November 2-3, 2022, so that the Council can form a recommendation for the Board to consider.  

  • The public is invited to attend this working group meeting by calling the telephone number below:
  • Bristol Bay Council Working Group Meeting Information:
  • September 29, 2022, 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
  • Teleconference: Toll Free: 1-888-455-9312
  • Passcode: 5571562

The analysis for this proposal is available on the OSM website at www.subsistence.gov/ /subsistence/regions/bb_materials.

For more information on the Bristol Bay Regional Advisory Council, contact Leigh Honig at (907) 891-9053 or by e-mail leigh_honig@fws.gov

The Board is committed to providing access to this public meeting for all participants. Please direct requests for accommodation needs to the Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888 or by e-mail subsistence@fws.gov at least seven business days prior to the meeting.  

Information about the Federal Subsistence Management Program may be found on the web at www.doi.gov/subsistence or by visiting www.facebook.com/subsistencealaska.

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