Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest In Alaska; Harvest Regulations For Migratory Birds In Alaska During The 2016 Season

2015-12-17T17:07:50+00:00 December 17, 2015|
The Wilson's warbler (Wilsonia pusilla) is an Alaskan migratory bird species. (Credit: Dave Menke/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

(Click to enlarge) The Wilson’s warbler (Wilsonia pusilla) is an Alaskan migratory bird species. (Credit: Dave Menke/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) is proposing migratory bird subsistence harvest regulations in Alaska for the 2016 season.

(From the Federal Register) — These proposed regulations allow for the continuation of customary and traditional subsistence uses of migratory birds in Alaska and prescribe regional information on when and where the harvesting of birds may occur. These proposed regulations were developed under a co-management process involving the Service, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and Alaska Native representatives. The rulemaking is necessary because the regulations governing the subsistence harvest of migratory birds in Alaska are subject to annual review. This rulemaking proposes region-specific regulations that would go into effect on April 2, 2016, and expire on August 31, 2016.

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