Alaska Region Headquarters

Public Comment Period Open for Proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization: Kodiak, Alaska

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

Announcing Prospectus and Request Proposals for Big Game Guiding Special Use Permits

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

Our regional headquarters is primarily comprised of administrative offices, law enforcement, and the offices of our regional leadership. At this location, you can find staff from our Alaska Migratory Birds Office, Alaska Marine Mammals Office, Conservation Genetics Lab, Ecological Services (including our contaminants and spill response office), Wildlife and Sportfish Restoration, Science Applications, Water Resources, Fire Management, External Affairs, and the Office of Subsistence Management.

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