Public hearing announced for Wildlife Temporary Special Action Request WSA19-06 for caribou in Units 20E, 25C, and a portion of 20F

A public hearing is scheduled for 5:00–8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Pike's Waterfront Lodge, Fireweed Room (2nd Floor), 1850 Hoselton Rd, in Fairbanks, 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 WSA19-06, submitted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Eastern Interior Field Office, requests that the Board change the harvest limit for caribou in Units 20E, 20F, and 25C to up to two caribou, change the winter season to October 21–March 31, and provide delegated authority to the Federal manager to set sex restrictions in all three units. The proponent also requests additional delegated authority to modify harvest limits and season dates in Unit 20F.  The Federal manager currently has this authority in Units 20E and 25C.

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 meeting 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:

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 5:00–8:00 p.m.
Pike's Waterfront Lodge, Fireweed Room, 2nd Floor
1850 Hoselton Rd, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
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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