Public Hearing announced for Wildlife Temporary Special Action Request WSA19-03 for Unit 13 moose and caribou

A public hearing is scheduled for 6:00–9:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019, at the Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve Visitor Center in Copper Center, 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 WSA19-03, submitted by Paul Rude, requests that the Board close Federal public lands in Unit 13 to the hunting of caribou and moose except by Federally qualified subsistence users for the 2019–2020 season.

At this meeting, the public will have an opportunity to provide testimony to representatives of the Federal Subsistence Management Program. 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.

Public hearing information is as follows:

Copper Center
Monday, June 3, 2019, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve Visitor Center
Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway, Copper Center
Teleconference: Toll Free: (888) 566-1030
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 accommodations 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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