Matanuska-Susitna Borough

MSB Fish and Wildlife Commission

The MSB Fish and Wildlife Commission, formerly the Mayor's Blue Ribbon Sportsmen's Committee, was formed in February 2007 to represent the interests of the Borough in the conservation and allocation of fish, wildlife and habitat.

The commission advises the MSB Assembly and the State of Alaska Boards of Fish and Game regarding fish and wildlife practices and policies that affect the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

The commission consists of eight representatives from the following segments of the community:

  • Two representative from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly
  • One sport fishing representative
  • One hunting representative
  • Four at-large positions

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are generally held from September through May, on the third Thursday of the month, at 5:00pm at the main Borough building, 350 E. Dahlia Ave. Palmer.

Next meeting is a special meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 5:00pm in the Lower Level Conference Room in the Dorothy Swanda Jones Borough building.

Fisheries Reports and Studies

ISER Report Sportfish Economics
Mat-Su Salmon Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Upper Cook Inlet
2014 Upper Cook Inlet Fisheries Issues

Please, check the Public Meetings schedule for specific meeting information.


Commission Members

Mike Wood (Chair)-Member 2 Sport Fish
Andy Couch-Member 7 At Large
Howard Delo (Vice-Chair)-Member 4 At Large
Larry Engel-Member 3 Hunting
Dan Mayfield-Assembly Rep
Jim Sykes-Assembly Rep
John Wood-Member 6 At Large
Member 5 At Large Seat: VACANT
Bruce Knowles (non-voting member)

Staff support - Planning Division

Ted Eischeid, Planner II
Ph. 907.861-8606
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Full Directory

Agendas, Packets & Minutes

DateMeetingAgendaPacketMinutesHandouts / Meeting Audio
April 18, 2019Regular Meeting - Lower Level Conference RoomAgendaPacket
April 04, 2019Special Meeting - Lower Level Conference RoomAgendaPacket
March 21, 2019Regular Meeting - Lower Level Conference RoomAgendaPacketMinutes
February 21, 2019Regular Meeting - Lower Level Conference RoomAgendaPacketMinutes
January 24, 2019Special Meeting - MSB Assembly ChambersAgendaPacket