Alaska: Subsistence Collections

2016-01-13T15:23:28+00:00 January 13, 2016|
Polar bear, Ursus maritimus. (Credit: Wikipedia commons)

(Click to enlarge) Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a species of bear that can be found in Alaska (Credit: Wikipedia commons)

The National Park Service proposes to allow qualified subsistence users to collect and use nonedible fish and wildlife parts and plant materials for the creation and subsequent disposition (use, barter, or sale) of handicrafts.

(From the Federal Register) — The rule would also (1) clarify that collecting or possessing living wildlife is generally prohibited and (2) limit the types of bait that may be used to take bears for subsistence uses.

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