Public hearing announced for Wildlife Temporary Special Action Request WSA19-04 for cow moose in Unit 23

A public hearing is scheduled for 6:00–8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the Northwest Arctic Borough, Assembly Room, located at 163 Lagoon Street, in Kotzebue, to receive public testimony on a Temporary Special Action request received by 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 WSA19-04, submitted by Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, requests eliminating the cow moose season for the 2019/20 regulatory year (Nov. 1–Dec. 31) to conserve cow moose and to help grow and recover the Unit 23 moose population. This would also align State and Federal hunting seasons and harvests limits. 

At this hearing, 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 meeting in person or by calling the teleconference number provided below. When prompted, please enter the passcode. Comments will be forwarded to the Board for consideration on this Temporary Special Action request.

Public hearing information is as follows:

Thursday, July 11, 2019, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Northwest Arctic Borough, Assembly Room
163 Lagoon Street, Kotzebue, Alaska 99752
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 (7) business days prior to the meeting. 

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