Denali Subsistence Resource Commission Meeting Scheduled for November
Contact: Kris Fister, 907-683-9583
The Denali Subsistence Resource Commission meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Murie Science and Learning Center (MSLC) in Denali National Park and Preserve. The public is invited to attend the meeting. The MSLC is located at Mile 1.2 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: management issues with the state of Alaska, the Horns, Antlers, Plants, and Bones Environmental Assessment, current and upcoming research projects, and wildlife regulatory proposals. 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?
Warmer temperatures have led to dramatic thawing of permafrost. Thaw releases carbon, as once-frozen materials decompose, but allows increased plant growth. Researchers in Denali are studying whether thawing permafrost will increase or decrease world-wide carbon emissions.