Public Hearing Announced for Temporary Wildlife Special Action WSA22-02 (Dall Sheep in Units 24A, 26B)

For Immediate Release:
April 8, 2022

A telephonic public hearing to receive public testimony on a temporary wildlife special action request submitted to the Federal Subsistence Board (Board) is scheduled for April 28, 2022, 4:00-7:00 p.m. (AKST) or until the end of public participation.

Last edited 04/08/2022
Contact Information
Robbin La Vine
Policy Coordinator
907-786-3353 or 800-478-1456


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

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

Public Hearing Information:

April 28, 2022, 4:00-7:00 p.m. (or until the end of public participation)
Teleconference: Toll Free: 1-888-455-9312
Passcode: 5571562

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 at least seven business days prior to the meeting. 

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