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ANILCA hearing focuses on subsistence values, challenges

...reviewing the rural determination process. A final report is not due until 2014.Gene Peltola, from the Office of Subsistence Management said the review process is looking at how demographic, infrastructure and economic changes may or may not...
What's the use? Subsistence board to reconsider Ninilchik's uses of the Kenai

...federal lands and qualify that by species," said Peter Probasco, the assistant regional director at the Office of Subsistence Management, in Anchorage. "When it came to the Kenai River the Ninilchik community specifically asked for salmon...
Web closure slows work for Interior employees

...dependent on e-mail and Internet,'' added Richard Davis with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Office of Subsistence Management. ''When you've been disconnected from that, it causes some real inconveniences. It's slowed things...
State appeals Ninilchik ruling

...their lifetime and 7 percent of Ninilchik residents fish the upper Kenai River annually. On Wednesday, Office of Subsistence Management public affairs specialist Maureen Clark said the board and OSM have not yet determined how they will respond...
Subsistence proposals online

Basic information about the proposal to designate the entire Kenai Peninsula as rural for subsistence purposes (See related story, this page) is available now at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service site on the World Wide Web.
Group votes gainst gillnets in rivers

The Kenai/Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee agreed Wednesday to recommend to the Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council that gear for new subsistence fisheries on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers be limited rod and reel or dipnet.
Around the Peninsula

...the meeting at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3629 or by e-mail at The Office of Subsistence Management also can be contacted at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888. Additional information is available at...
Federal government looks at changing subsistence rules

...control of subsistence fishing on federal waters. Pete Probasco, a fisheries biologist with the federal Office of Subsistence Management, said federal officials have decided a ''significant commercial enterprise'' should have been better...
Subsistence council off to rough start

...some form of community net,? Ivan Encelewski said. Doug McBride, a staff fisheries biologist with the Office of Subsistence Management, said OSM viewed the concept of a community gillnet as problematic, and stated so in its draft analysis...
Kenai River group shuns subsistence gillnet use

...Association, asked the KRSMA board to endorse the Office of Subsistence Management?s Kenai Peninsula fishery proposal draft staff...said. Gease particularly emphasized the Office of Subsistence Management?s assessment that ?widespread? in-river...


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