Forest Service and FWS Seek Public Input on Subsistence Hunting and Trapping Seasons in Alaska

The U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a proposed rule under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act that would establish regulations for hunting and trapping seasons, harvest limits, and methods and means related to taking of wildlife for subsistence uses during the 2024-25 and 2025-26 regulatory years. The agencies will accept public comments through April 4, 2023, and will hold a series of public hearings between September 19 and November 1, 2023.