Denali Subsistence Resource Commission Meeting Rescheduled for April 30, 2009
Contact: Kris Fister, 907-683-9583
The Denali Subsistence Resource Commission meeting that was to take place in February 2009 has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 30. The public is invited to the meeting, which will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Denali Dome Home, located in Healy.*
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 and National Preserves, the Horns, Antlers, Plants, and Bones Environmental Assessment, current and upcoming research projects, and the wildlife regulatory timeline for Federal Subsistence Board actions. Public testimony opportunities will be provided.
For further information, please contact Amy Craver, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 683-9544 or e-mail us.
*Directions to the Denali Dome Home: From the Parks Highway, turn east at the Healy Spur Road Junction (Mile 248.5). A landmark at the junction is the Totem Inn. The Dome Home is located ½ mile from the junction, on the right or south side of the road, across from the Tri-Valley Community Center. The Denali Dome Home phone number is 1-800-683-1239.
Did You Know?
Nearly 500 vegetation plots have been installed in Denali, to monitor climate change. Warmer temperatures allow woody plants to grow at higher elevations, invading the fragile and unique plants already in high alpine tundra - and threatening the animals that depend on those specialized plants.