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Public Hearing to be held regarding changes in deer harvesting reporting in Unit 2


April 30, 2011

(SitNews) Craig, Alaska - The USDA Forest Service, on behalf of the Federal Subsistence Board, will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 starting at 6:00 p.m. in Craig, Alaska.

This hearing will provide an opportunity for members of the public to offer comments to on a special action request to rescind the requirement that Federal subsistence users hunting for deer in Unit 2 complete a joint State-Federal deer harvest report. Instead, hunters would use the State deer harvest reporting system which was established by the State Board of Game in November of 2010.

The hearing will be held at the USDA Forest Service Craig Ranger District conference room at 504 9th Street, Craig AK.   You may call in to the hearing by dialing 1-866-858-1656, pass code 7935271.


Source of News: 

USDA: Federal Subsistence Board - Tongass National Forest
Craig Ranger District


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