Public hearing announced for Temporary Wildlife Special Action Request WSA19-08 for Ptarmigan in Unit 13E

A public hearing is scheduled for 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at the Cantwell Community Hall in Cantwell, to receive public testimony on a temporary special action request submitted to the Federal Subsistence Board (Board).

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Chris McKee

(907) 786-3572 or (800) 478-1456

Temporary Special Action Request WSA19-08, submitted by the Denali Subsistence Resource Commission, requests that the Board change the harvest limit and season for ptarmigan in Unit 13E. Specifically, WSA19-08 requests reducing the harvest limit from 20 ptarmigan per day, 40 in possession to 10 ptarmigan per day, 20 in possession, and closing the season on February 15 rather than on March 31.

Local observations report declines in the Unit 13E ptarmigan population. These requested changes would align Federal regulations with recent changes to State regulations for ptarmigan in Unit 13E for the 2019/20 regulatory year.

The public is encouraged to attend this hearing in person or by calling the telephone number below. When prompted, enter the passcode. Comments will be forwarded to the Board for consideration.

Public hearing location, time, and date:

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cantwell Community Center
Cantwell, Alaska
Teleconference: Toll Free: (888) 566-1030
Passcode: 3344290

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

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