Public Hearing announced for Wildlife Special Action Request WSA18-01 regarding Unimak Island caribou

A public hearing is scheduled for 6:00-8:00 p.m., May 14, 2018, at the False Pass Recreation Center at 180 Unimak Drive in False Pass to receive testimony on a temporary special action request submitted to the Federal Subsistence Board (Board).

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Jennifer Hardin
(907) 786-3677 or (800) 478-1456

Temporary Special Action Request WSA18-01, submitted by the Kodiak/Aleutians Subsistence Regional Advisory Council (Council), requests the following from the Board:

Open a limited bull caribou hunt on Unimak Island, Unit 10, for Federally qualified subsistence users from the community of False Pass only. The proposed season would open August 15 and close October 15, 2018. Dependent upon harvestable surplus, up to 10 bulls could be harvested by subsistence users. Quotas and permits will be issued under Delegation of Authority by the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge Manager.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend this hearing in person or by calling the telephone number provided below. When prompted, enter the passcode. Comments will be forwarded to the Board for consideration on this temporary special action request. For more information, go to

Public Hearing information is as follows:

False Pass
6:00-8:00 p.m., May 14, 2018
City of False Pass Recreation Center
180 Unimak Drive
False Pass, Alaska  99583
Teleconference: Toll Free: (888) 455-5897
Passcode: 3344290

The Board is committed to providing access to this public hearing 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 1 (907) 786-3888 or by e-mail at least seven business days prior to the meeting.

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