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

Interested in serving on the Mat-Su Fish and Wildlife Commission? Download an application HERE.

Meeting Schedule

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

The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 5:00pm in the Lower Level Conference Room of the Dorothy Swanda Jones Borough building, 350 E. Dahlia Ave, Palmer.

There is a special meeting coming up:

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2 PM, in the Lower Level Conference Room of the Dorothy Swanda Jones Borough building, 350 E. Dahlia Ave, Palmer. Workshop Topic: MSB FWC Board Of Fisheries Booklet development.

Board of Fisheries Information

The FWC has five proposals before the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) for consideration at their February  7-20 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting at the Egan Center in Anchorage.  These proposals are designed to return more salmon to MSB waters.  Please take a look at these proposals and consider submitting a comment to the BOF or, better yet, come to the meeting and testify.  For more information, please go to the BOF Website.

 

Fisheries Reports and Studies

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

Please check the Public Meetings schedule for specific meeting information.

Contacts

Commission Members


Mike Wood (Chair)-Member 2 Sport Fish
Amber Allen-Member 5 At Large
Bob Chlupach-Member 6 At Large
Andy Couch-Member 7 At Large
Howard Delo (Vice-Ch.)-Member 4 At Large
Larry Engel-Member 3 Hunting
Dan Mayfield-Assembly Rep 1
Tamara Boeve-Assembly Rep 8
Bruce Knowles (non-voting member)

Staff support - Planning Division

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

BOF Proposal 133 (pdf 117.96 KB)   |  496 hits

BOF Proposal 199 (pdf 122.46 KB)   |  345 hits

BOF Proposal 215 (pdf 132.71 KB)   |  367 hits

BOF Proposal 217 (pdf 125.26 KB)   |  24 hits

BOF Proposal 219 (pdf 123.98 KB)   |  24 hits

Contribution of Recreational Fishing in the MSB (pdf 268.66 KB)   |  26 hits

Economic Contributions of Sportfishing on the Cook Inlet (pdf 1.62 MB)   |  25 hits

Agendas, Packets & Minutes

DateMeetingAgendaPacketHandouts
December 19, 2019Regular Meeting - Lower Level Conference Room
December 12, 20192019-12-12 Special Meeting - Conference Room 203Agenda
December 05, 20192019-12-05 Special Meeting - Assembly Chambers - 2...AgendaSupplement
December 04, 20192019-12-04 CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM Special...Agenda
November 21, 2019Regular Meeting - Lower Level Conference RoomAgendaPacket