Action timeline

December 13, 2013 – The Center submitted comments on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge's emergency closure of the fall sport hunt, urging the refuge to permanently close their lands to sport hunting.

August 11, 2014 – The Center submitted a petition for rulemaking to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, asking that the refuge enact a permanent closure to sport hunting on refuge lands.

Kenai Peninsula brown bear photo courtesy USFWS