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Date: December 5, 2011

 

WRANGELL-ST. ELIAS NATIONAL PARK
SUBSISTENCE RESOURCE COMMISSION MEETING

DRAFT AGENDA (As of December 5, 2011)

February 27-28, 2012
Slana and Copper Center, AK

The Superintendent of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and the Chairman of the Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) announce a forthcoming meeting of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC.

The following agenda items will be discussed:

1) Call to order (Chair)

2) SRC roll call and confirmation of quorum (Coordinator)

3) Introduction of Commission members, staff, and guests (Chair)

4) Housekeeping announcements (Coordinator)

5) Review and adoption of agenda (Chair)

6) Review and approval of minutes from the October 6-7, 2011 meeting (Chair)

7) Welcome by local community (TBA)

8) Superintendent's welcome and review of the Commission purpose (Superintendent)

9) Commission membership status (Coordinator)

10) Election of Officers

a) Chair (Coordinator)

b) Vice Chair (Chair)

11) Chairman's report, including SRC Chairs workshop (Chair)

12) Old business

a) Draft Environmental Assessment on the Subsistence Collections and Uses of Shed or Discarded Animal Parts and Plants from NPS Areas in Alaska (Coordinator)

b) Update on Nabesna-area ORV Management  

i) Trail improvements and other trail-related activities planned for summer 2012

ii) Access to the national park for non-local family members of subsistence users

c) Update on firewood harvest and portable motors (Veach/Superintendent)

d) Report on local hire (Crow)

e) Update on NPS and FSB tribal consultation efforts

f) Report on actions at January 2012 Federal Subsistence Board meeting (Coordinator)

13) New business

a) Call for proposals to change federal subsistence fisheries regulations (Coordinator)

b) GAAR SRC hunting plan recommendation regarding wildlife management (Coordinator)

c) GAAR SRC hunting plan recommendation regarding per diem rates (Coordinator)

14) Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve staff reports

a) Resource division update (Veach)

b) Wildlife report (Putera)

c) Fisheries report (McCormick)

d) Subsistence coordinator's report (Cellarius)

e) Ranger division update (Martinez)

f) Superintendent's report (Superintendent)

15) Public and other agency comments (Chair)

16) Work session (comment on issues, prepare letters, etc.) (Chair)

17) Set tentative date and location for next Subsistence Resource Commission meeting (Coordinator)

18) Adjourn meeting (Chair)

 

DATE: February 27-28, 2012

TIME: February 27: 9:30 AM to 5 PM February 28: 9 AM to 4 PM, or until business is completed. (Unless business is completed on Day 1)

LOCATION: February 27: Slana Community Hall, Slana, AK (The hall is on the 4 Mile Road, north of the junction with the Nabesna Road. It is a blue building on the right.) February 28: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Visitor Center, Copper Center, AK

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Cellarius, Subsistence Coordinator, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, P.O. Box 439, Copper Center, Alaska 99573. Phone (907) 822-7236.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Subsistence Resource Commission is authorized under Title VIII, Section 808, of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Pub. L. 96-487, and operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committees Act

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