MEDIA ADVISORY: Roadless Rule, wolves, herring and more on the docket at council meeting this week

MARCH 23, 2020 — The Alaska Roadless Rule, Prince of Wales wolf population and Sitka herring fishery are just some of the important topics that will be discussed at a meeting of the Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council this week.

The Council will be meeting via teleconference from March 24-26, and will provide updates and take public comment on multiple issues related to Southeast Alaska’s hunting and subsistence resources.

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SEACC demands suspension of Roadless Rule process until federal investigation is complete

Press Release: March 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEACC demands suspension of Roadless Rule process until federal investigation is complete

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council is demanding that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue immediately suspend the Alaska Roadless Rulemaking process until the Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigation into questionable use of federal grant money is complete.

SEACC submitted the request to Secretary Perdue Thursday, in a letter that was also sent to Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy, Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Corri Feige, Alaska’s U.S. Congressional Delegation, the Alaska Forest Association (AFA), and Tribal Cooperating Agencies and called for full cooperation from state officials.

READ THE LETTER IN FULL HERE 

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