BOG To Meet Over Copper Basin Big Game

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The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:

The Alaska Board of Game will meet March 18-21 in Glennallen at the Alaska Bible College, Ball Memorial Library, located on Ridley Circle, to consider more than 40 public proposals seeking changes to moose and caribou hunting regulations in Game Management Units 11, 12, and 13.

The meeting convenes Saturday, March 18, at 11:00 a.m., beginning with presentations by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game followed by oral public testimony. The board welcomes oral and/or written comments from the public to assist in its decision-making process. Anyone wishing to testify before the board must sign up at the meeting location before 10:00 a.m. Sunday, March 19. Oral statements will be limited to five minutes. Public testimony will continue until all who have signed up have been given opportunity to be heard. Deliberations on proposals will begin following public testimony and continue through the remainder of the meeting.

All portions of the meeting are open to the public and a live audio stream is scheduled to be available on the board website at www.boardofgame.adfg.alaska.gov. The audio streaming may be limited due to broadband speed, but will also be available on the meeting information page after the meeting. Other meeting materials, including the proposals, agenda and roadmap order of proposals, list of agency reports, and public and agency comments on proposals can be viewed online at: www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=gameboard.meetinginfo&date=03-18-2017&meeting=glennallen.

Written comments will be accepted on specific proposals during the meeting. Written comments limited to 10 pages single-sided (or five pages double-sided) will be accepted by hand delivery at any time if 20 copies are provided. Individuals not attending the meeting can submit comments by fax to (907) 465-6094. Documents submitted to the board during the meeting are intended to be posted online throughout the meeting.

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