Denali Subsistence Resource Commission Meeting Rescheduled for November
Contact: Kris Fister, 907-683-9583
The Denali Subsistence Resource Commission meeting that was to take place on Friday, October 17, 2008 in Denali National Park and Preserve has been rescheduled for Friday, November 14, 2008. The public is invited to the meeting, which will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Murie Science and Learning Center, located at Mile 1.3 on the Denali Park Road.
The commission will consider a range of issues related to subsistence hunting and fishing in the 1980 additions to Denali National Park and Preserve. Agenda items for the meeting include updates on: the temporary closure of areas in the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) park additions in the Cantwell area to off-road vehicle (ORV) access by federally qualified subsistence users, the Federal subsistence management program, registration hunts in game management unit 16B, and upcoming subsistence research projects. Public testimony opportunities will be provided.
For further information, please contact Amy Craver, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 683-9544 or e-mail us.
Did You Know?
Recent climate warming has affected Denali in ways that are readily apparent, such as reduced spring snowfall, earlier snowmelt, earlier green-up and thawing of permanent snowfields. Subarctic ecosystems, like Denali, are extremely sensitive to climate variability and change.