The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:
(Juneau) – The Alaska Board of Game reminds Alaskans that the May 15 deadline is fast approaching for submitting proposed regulatory changes pertaining to hunting, trapping, and the use of game for the Central/Southwest Region and Statewide Regulations.
The board issued its 2020/2021 Call for Proposals in January, 2020 for Game Management Units 9, 10, 11, 13, 14A, 14B, 16, and 17 in the Central Southwest Region, and for specific regulations having statewide applicability under 5 AAC Chapter 92, and 5 AAC 98.005. (See specific Statewide Regulations listed on the 2020/2021 Call for Proposals: www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/regulations/regprocess/gameboard/pdfs/2020-2021/call.pdf )
Proposals may be submitted online, or by mail or fax at:
Mail: ADF&G, Boards Support Section
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, AK 99811-5526
Fax: (907) 465-6094
The proposal deadline was extended due to complications associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The new deadline for which proposals must be received by, is Friday, May 15, 2020, at the Boards Support Section office in Juneau. A postmark is NOT sufficient for timely receipt.
The Call for Proposals, proposal forms, and the board’s meeting schedule are available on the Board of Game website at: www.boardofgame.adfg.alaska.gov. Responsive proposals received by the proposal deadline will be considered by the Board of Game at their Statewide Regulations Meeting scheduled for March 2021, and the Central/Southwest Meeting in January 2021. Final proposals will be available for the public on the board’s website in September 2020.
Completed proposal forms must contain a name, contact telephone number and address. Email addresses are appreciated. Regional proposals must specify the applicable region or game management unit.
For additional information, contact the Boards Support Section at 465-4046. To receive email notices for upcoming Board of Game meetings, proposed regulatory changes, and other announcements, sign up online at www.boardofgame.adfg.alaska.gov.