In consultation with the Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council Chair, the Eastern Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Chair, and the State of Alaska, the Federal in-season manager from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Glennallen Field Office, has issued Special Action FC-01-16. This Special Action opens a Nelchina Caribou harvest season to Federally qualified subsistence users effective 12:01 a.m. on October 15, 2016 to 11:59 p.m. on October 20, 2016. This opportunity will occur on Federal public unencumbered lands in Units 13A and 13B only. The harvest limit is 2 caribou by Federal registration permit (FC1302). This opening and closure does not affect the regular winter caribou season from October 21, 2016 to March 31, 2017. This limited opportunity has been implemented by Federal Emergency Special Action WSA 16-05.