Refuge to hold meeting on proposed rule

  • Monday, February 15, 2016 10:42pm
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold a public meeting on a proposed rule which would amend the non-subsistence take of wildlife and public participation and closure procedures on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska. The meeting will be held on Feb. 16 at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 33398 Ski Hill Road, Soldotna.

The public meeting will include an open house meeting from 4-5 p.m. during which Fish and Wildlife Service staff will be available to answer questions, followed by a public hearing for receiving public testimony on the proposed rule from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The proposed rule published in the Federal Register on Jan. 8 and may be accessed at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=FWS-R7-NWRS-2014-0005. Public comments on the proposed rule will be accepted through March 8.

For more information, call Carol Damberg at 907-532-2445, or visit http://www.fws.gov/alaska/nwr/ak_nwr_pr.htm.

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