Federal Subsistence Board to Hold Teleconference on Temporary Wildlife Special Action WSA22-02 (Dall Sheep in Units 24A, 26B)

For Immediate Release:
June 13, 2022

A telephonic Federal Subsistence Board meeting is scheduled for June 22, 2022, beginning at 1p.m.  The purpose of this work session is for the Board to further discuss and take action on WSA22-02.  The analysis is available at https://www.doi.gov/subsistence/board.

6/13/2022
Robbin La Vine
(907) 786-3353

Temporary Special Action Request WSA22-02, submitted by the Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, requests that Dall sheep hunting on Federal public lands in Unit 24A and Unit 26B, west of the Sagavanirktok River, be closed to all users for the 2022-2024 wildlife regulatory cycle due to substantial declines in the Dall sheep population.

The submitted request is available online at https://www.doi.gov/subsistence/wildlife-special-actions.

A telephonic public hearing to receive public testimony on a temporary wildlife special action request submitted to the Federal Subsistence Board (Board) was previously held April 28, 2022.

The public is encouraged to participate in this hearing by calling the telephone number below. When prompted, enter the passcode.

FSB Public Meeting Information:
June 22, 2022, 1:00 p.m-3:00 p.m.
Teleconference: Toll Free: 1-888-942-9690
Passcode: 6071806

The Board is committed to providing access to this public meeting for all participants.  Please direct requests for accommodation needs to the Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888 or by e-mail subsistence@fws.gov at least seven business days prior to the meeting. 

Information about the Federal Subsistence Management Program may be found on the web at www.doi.gov/subsistence or by visiting www.facebook.com/subsistencealaska.

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