Meetings: St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission,


[Federal Register: November 12, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 218)]


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National Park Service

Announcement of Subsistence Resource Commission Meeting.

SUMMARY: The Acting Superintendent of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve and the Chairperson of the Subsistence Resource Commission for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park announce a forthcoming meeting of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission. The following agenda items will be discussed:

(1) Call to Order (Chairman).

(2) Roll Call: Confirmation of Quorum.

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

(4) Review Agenda.

(5) Review and approval of minutes from April 20-21, 1999 meeting.

(6) Acting Superintendent's welcome and review of the Commission purpose--Hunter.

(7) Commission membership status.

(8) Public and other agency comments.

(9) Report on October 1999 Chair Workshop.

(10) Acting Superintendent's report.

  1. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Superintendent and Yakutat District Ranger Positions.

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

  2. Mentasta Herd Update.

    (12) Old Business:

  3. Status report on inclusion of Healy Lake as a resident zone community.

  4. Status of EA/rulemaking to add Northway, Tetlin, Tanacross and Dot Lake as resident zone communities.

  5. Cordova Public Meeting.

    (1) Status of C & T proposals.

    (2) Request for resident zone status.

  6. Status of Malaspina Forelands ATV study project.

  7. Possible restrictions of the harvest of ewe sheep.

  8. Subsistence Hunting Program Recommendation 97-01: establish minimum residency requirement for resident zone communities.

  9. SRC Chairs Customary Trade Concerns.

  10. Status report on Hunting Plan Recommendation 96-1 and 96-2:

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    migratory bird--fall, spring, and summer harvest.

  11. Tolsona resident zone request.

  12. Status report on subsistence plan, hunt maps, and subsistence brochure for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

    (13) New Business:

  13. Update on Federal Fish Management.

  14. Federal Subsistence Program update.

    (1) Review actions taken by Federal Subsistence Board during Spring 1999 meeting on Federal Subsistence Program 1999-2000 proposed regulation changes.

    (2) Review FSB final version of Individual C&T policy.

    (3) Review request for delegating SRC hunting plan recommendation response to the Regional Director in Alaska.

    (4) Review 2000-2001 Federal Subsistence Board Proposals for Units 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13.

  15. Review FSB response to George Midvag letter--re: Slana C&T.

  16. Election of Officers.

    (14) Public and other agency comments.

    (15) Subsistence Resource Commission work session to develop proposals/finalize recommendations.

    (16) Set time and place of next Subsistence Resource Commission meeting.

    (17) Adjourn meeting.

    DATES: The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 30, 1999, and conclude at approximately 5 p.m. The meeting will reconvene at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 1999, and adjourn at approximately 5 p.m. The meeting will adjourn earlier if the agenda items are completed.

    LOCATION: The meeting location is: Tazlina Community Hall, Tazlina, Alaska.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hunter Sharp, Acting Superintendent, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, P.O. Box 439, Copper Center, Alaska 99573. Phone (907) 822-5234.

    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. Darwin Aho, Acting Regional Director.

    [FR Doc. 99-29618Filed11-10-99; 8:45 am]

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