Brittany Retherford / Juneau Empire / November 25, 2006
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has set a Dec. 8 deadline for submitting proposals to be considered at upcoming Board of Game and Joint Board of Fisheries and Game meetings.
The Board of Game next meets in March 2007; the Joint Board of Game and Fisheries meets in October 2007.
The Board of Game will consider proposals affecting regulations pertaining to hunting, trapping, and the use of game in the Southcentral and Southwestern Regions. The meeting is scheduled for March 2-12 and will be held at the Coast International Inn in Anchorage.
The Joint Board will consider proposals for improving the state's local fish and game advisory committee system and for identifying the state's "nonsubsistence" areas. Meeting dates and location information have not been determined.
Proposal forms and information on how to submit proposals is available at www.boards.adfg.state.ak.us/bbs/forms/propform.php. The Juneau Board Support office can be reached at 465-4110.
All proposals must contain an original signature, contact telephone number, and address. A fax is acceptable and considered an original. The proposals must be received by 5 p.m. Dec. 8. A postmark is not sufficient.
Printed proposal books will be made available to interested persons by January and will be posted on the board's Web site at www.boards.adfg.state.ak.us.