A proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization for the Southwest Alaska stock of northern sea otters in Kodiak, Alaska is open for public comment until February 26, 2024. Once the public comment period closes, we will review all submitted comments prior to making a final determination. More information is available at: Proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization; Kodiak, Alaska
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuge System announces the release of Request for Proposals and Prospectus for a commercial big game guiding permit within the Alaska Maritime, Arctic, Becharof, Kenai, Koyukuk, Nowitna, and Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuges, for permit term beginning in 2026. For more information visit Announcing Prospectus and Request Proposals for Big Game Guiding Special Use Permits.