Applications open for subsistence seat at Wrangell-St Elias National Park

Applications are being accepted through Dec. 20 for a seat on the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission.

The nine-member commission provides a venue for local subsistence users to offer input into management of subsistence resources in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.

The commission, established under provisions of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, is charged with recommending a program for subsistence hunting in the park.

The commission prepares proposals to change federal subsistence regulations and comments on proposals submitted by others that affect the park.

Initial appointments are typically for three-year terms and may be renewed.

Anyone may apply for themselves or nominate someone else. Applications should include a resume with contact information and information about the applicant’s qualifications for the post.

Applications should be sent to Barbara Cellarius, subsistence coordinator, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, PO Box 439/Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway, Copper Center AK 99573 or emailed to barbara_cellarius@nps.gov.

For additional information contact Cellarius Applications should be sent to Barbara Cellarius, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, PO Box 439/Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway, Copper Center AK 99573 or emailed to barbara_cellarius@nps.gov. For additional information about the application process, contact Barbara Cellarius, subsistence coordinator, at 907-205-0157. Application information is also posted on the park website at cdv.tiny.us/subsistence.