The Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in the Tanana Valley Fisheries Center at the Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 8.

Agenda items will include: officer elections, comments on upcoming Alaska Board of Fisheries meetings, staff updates and more. More details on the agenda can be found here: bit.ly/2ZK4krG.

Advisory committees are local groups that meet to discuss fishing and wildlife issues and to provide recommendations to Alaska Board of Fisheries and Alaska Board of Game. Their purpose includes: 1) developing regulatory proposals, 2) evaluating regulatory proposals and making recommendations to the appropriate board, 3) providing a local forum for fish and wildlife conservation and use, including matters relating to habitat, 4) advising the appropriate regional council on resources, and 5) consulting with individuals, organizations and agencies.

For further information on this meeting, or to be added to the electronic email notices for this committee, please contact Nissa Pilcher at 907-459-7263 or by emailing nissa.pilcher@alaska.gov. If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in any of these public meetings, please contact Nissa Pilcher no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting, to make any necessary arrangements.