Regulations for the protection of game in certain localities in Alaska

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S. R. A.-B. S. 28. Issued July 12,1919.

United States Department of Agriculture,
BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY.
E. W. NELSON, Chief of Bureau.



SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS.


REGULATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF GAME IN CERTAIN
LOCALITIES IN ALASKA.

By virtue of the authority conferred upon the Secretary of Agri-
culture by section 2 of the act of May 11, 1908 (35 Stat., 102; Com-
piled Laws of Alaska, section 331) entitled, "An act to amend an
act entitled 'An act for the protection of game in Alaska, and for
other purposes,' approved June 7, 1902," the following regulations
for the protection of game in Alaska are made and published to take
effect July 15, 1919:
REGULATION l.-OPEN SEASON FOR DEER.
The killing of deer in southeastern Alaska east of longitude 141 is hereby
limited to deer having horns not less than 3 inches long, and the season for
killing such deer is limited to the period from August 15 to October 31, both
dates inclusive.
REGULATION 2.-LIMITS.
The number of deer killed by any one person during the open season in
southeastern Alaska east of longitude 141 is hereby limited to three.

REGULATION 3.-THE KILLING OF FEMALES AND YOUNG OF CERTAIN ANIMALS.
The killing of female mountain sheep, female deer, mountain sheep lambs,
mountain goat kids, and fawns of deer and caribou, south of the Arctic Circle
is hereby prohibited.
REGULATION 4.-DEER ON CERTAIN ISLANDS.
The killing of deer o'1 Kodiak Island and Long Island; on the islands of
Hawkins, Hinchinbrook, and Montague, In Prince William Sound; and on
the following islands in southeastern Alaska: Duke Island, near Dixon Inlet,
Gravina Island, near Ketchikan, Kruzof Island, west of Sitka, San Juan Island
and Suemez Island, near Klawak, and Zerembo Island, near Wrangell, is
hereby prohibited until July 15, 1921.
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BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY.


REGULATION 5.-SALE OF DEER MEAT IN SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA.
The sale, directly or indirectly, of deer meat in southeastern Alaska east
of longitude 141 is hereby prohibited; and no deer meat shall be procured for
serving and served in any boarding house, cafe, cannery, eating house, hotel,
mess house, or restaurant by the proprietor thereof or his agent, in southeastern
Alaska east of longitude 141, and no deer meat or caribou meat shall be
received or served on board any steamer or other vessel in the waters of the
South Coast of Alaska between Unimak Pass and Dixon Inlet.

REGULATION 6.-SALE OF MEAT, CARCASSES, OR PARTS THEREOF OF MOOSE,
CARIBOU, MOUNTAIN SHEEP, AND MOUNTAIN GOATS IN PARTS OF SOUTHERN
ALASKA.
The sale, directly or indirectly, of the meat, carcasses, or parts thereof, of
moose, caribou, mountain sheep, or mountain goats in Alaska south of the
summit of the Chugatch or Coast Range Mountains, including all of the Kenai
Peninsula, and thence east to longitude 141, and the shipping of the meat,
carcasses, or parts thereof, of said animals, for sale from Anchornge, Seward,
or other points on the Kenai Peninsula, is hereby prohibited; and no meat,
carcasses, or parts thereof, of said animals shall be accepted for shipment to
other points in Alaska unless accompanied by affidavit of the owner that they
were not purchased and are not intended for sale.
The meat of moose, caribou, mountain sheep, or mountain goats shall not be
procured for serving and served in any boarding house, cafe. cannery, eating
house, hotel, mess house, or restaurant by the proprietor thereof or his agent
in Alaska south of the summit of the Chugatch or Coast Range Mountains, in-
cluding all of the Kenai Peninsula, and thence east to longitude 141.
REGULATION 7.-HIRING HUNTERS PROHIBITED.
The hiring of any person, directly or indirectly, to kill or capture game birds
or game animals for any boarding house, cafe, cannery, eating house, hotel, mess
house, or restaurant in Alaska south of the Arctic Circle is hereby prohibited.
REGULATION 8.-HUNTING DEER OR MOOSE WITH ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS.
Hunting or killing deer or moose in southeastern Alaska with the aid of
fires or with the use of jacklights, searchlights, or other artificial lights is
prohibited.
REGULATION 9.-OPEN SEASON FOR MOUNTAIN GOATS.
The killing of mountain goats in southeastern Alaska east of longitude 1410
and on the Kenai Peninsula is hereby limited to the period from September 1 to
October 31, both dates inclusive.
REGULATION 10.-KILLING OF CARIBOU AND MOUNTAIN SHEEP ON THE KENAI
PENINSULA.
The killing of caribou on the Kenai Peninsula is hereby prohibited until
July 15, 1921.
The killing of mountain sheep in the eastern part of the Kenai Peninsula east
of longitude 150 (the location of which is Indicated by a north and south line
:passing through the Stalter Place on Kenai River) is hereby prohibited until
July 15, 1921.
REGULATION 11.-KILLING GAME TO FEED DOGS OR FOXES.
No game animal shall be killed, and no such animal or the carcass or parts
thereof shall be sold, purchased, or procured, for the purpose of feeding them
to foxes or other fur-bearing animals in captivity or to dogs boarded for pay.


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BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY.


REGULATION 12.-PREVENTING DESTRUCTION OF GAME BY DOGS.
Killing or permitting the killing of moose, deer, caribou, mountain sheep, or
mountain goats with dogs, permitting any of the said animals to be killed by
dogs, or permitting dogs to hunt moose, deer, caribou, mountain sheep, or moun-
tain goats, in Alaska south of the Arctic Circle is hereby prohibited. On the
Kenai Peninsula no dogs shall be allowed to run at large or, unless accom-
panied by or under the immediate control of their owners or custodians, shall
be allowed outside the immediate vicinity of the towns of Hope, Kenai, Roose-
velt, Seldovia, Seward, and Sunrise. For the purposes of this regulation the
immediate vicinity of the towns shall be considered to mean one mile in any
direction from the post office.
On and after July 14, 1919, all regulations for the protection of
game in Alaska made and published by the Secretary of Agriculture
under authority of the Alaska game law prior to the regulations
hereby made and published, except the regulations of August 1, 1908,
relating to the collection of specimens for scientific purposes and the
capture or shipment of live animals and birds for exhibition or
propagation, and the export of specimens from Alaska, shall be and
are hereby revoked.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and official
seal in the District of Columbia, this 7th day of June, 1919.
[SEAL.] D. F. HOUSTON,
Secretary of Agriculture.


WASHINGTON: GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 19'.


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