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Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) Program

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National Park Service, Interior.


Notice of public meeting for the National Park Service (NPS) Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) program.


The Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC will meet to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations and other related subsistence management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Title VIII, Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Public Law 96-487, to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting to be announced in the Federal Register.

Public Availability of Comments: This meeting is open to the public and will have time allocated for public testimony. The public is welcome to present written or oral comments to the SRC. This meeting will be recorded and meeting minutes will be available upon request from the park superintendent for public inspection approximately six weeks after the meeting. Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

If the meeting dates and location are changed, a notice will be published in local newspapers and announced on local radio stations prior to the meeting date. SRC meeting locations and dates may need to be changed based on inclement weather or exceptional circumstances.

Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC Meeting Dates and Location: The Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC will meet at Sophie Station Hotel, 1717 University Avenue South, (907) 479-3650, in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, and Thursday, November 10, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or as soon a business is completed.

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For Further Information on the Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC Meeting Contact:

Greg Dudgeon, Superintendent, or Marcy Okada, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 457-5752 or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, NPS Alaska Regional Office, at (907) 644-3603. If you are interested in applying for Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC membership contact the Superintendent, 4175 Geist Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709, (907) 457-5752, or visit the park Web site at:​gaar/​parkmgmt/​index.htm.

Proposed SRC Meeting Agenda

The proposed meeting agenda for each meeting includes the following:

1. Call to order

2. Welcome and Introductions

3. Administrative Announcements

4. Approve Agenda

5. Approval of Minutes

6. SRC Purpose and Membership

7. SRC Member Reports

8. National Park Service Reports

a. Superintendent

b. Subsistence Manager

c. Resource Management

d. Ranger Report

9. Federal Subsistence Board Update

a. Wildlife

b. Fisheries

10. Alaska Board of Game Update

11. Old Business

a. Subsistence Uses of Bones, Horn, Antlers and Plants Environmental Assessment Update

b. 2011 SRC Chairs' Workshop

c. Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC Draft Hunting Plan Recommendation 10-01

12. New Business

13. Public and other Agency Comments

14. SRC Work Session

15. Select Time and Location for Next Meeting

16. Adjourn Meeting

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Debora R. Cooper,

Associate Regional Director, Resources and Subsistence.

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[FR Doc. 2011-23850 Filed 9-15-11; 8:45 am]