A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Big Southern Butte is one of two domes rising from a sea of basalt near the center of the eastern Snake River Plain in Idaho. The butte is one of the largest volcanic domes in the world, but at 300,000 years old it is also one of the youngest. Hikers who trek to the 7,550-foot high summit are rewarded with spectacular panoramic views. Photo by Devin Englestead, BLM Upper Snake Wildlife Biologist.
First light at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. Established in November 22, 1939, the refuge has provided a critical stopover and wintering spot for thousands of sandhill cranes, geese and other waterfowl for 75 years. Bosque del Apache's sandhill crane population has multiplied from 18 birds in the 1840s to more than 20,000 birds today. Photo by Kim Hang Dessoliers (www.sharetheexperience.org).
In response to emergency special action WSA15-09, submitted by Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), the Federal Subsistence Board has changed Federal subsistence black bear hunting regulations in Unit 6D
A public meeting is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.; June 17, 2015, at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) bunkhouse in Kaktovik to discuss a temporary special action request received by the Federal Subsistence Board.
A public meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m.; May 28, 2015, at the Northwest Arctic Borough Chambers in Kotzebue, to discuss temporary wildlife special action requests (WSA) received by the Federal Subsistence Board (Board).
Craig, Alaska— The Thorne Bay District Ranger, Rachelle Huddleston-Lorton and the Craig District Ranger, Matt Anderson, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, are closing the Federal public lands of Unit 2 to the harvest of wolf
The Sitka District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is taking action to close the watersheds of Blue Lake, Medvejie Lake and the southern half of the Katlian River to the harvest of mountain goats.
The Federal Subsistence Board has approved a winter moose season with a harvest limit of one antlered bull on the portions of Unit 17C within the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge from January 22 to February 4, 2014.
The Federal Subsistence Board has closed Federal public lands on Kuiu Island within Unit 3 to the trapping of marten from Jan 1, 2014 to Feb 15, 2014. This action is in response to conservation concerns raised by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.