2020 Proposed compendium Changes for Western Arctic National Parklands
The Superintendent's Compendium is the summary of park specific rules implemented under the discretionary authority of the park Superintendent. The park compendium is updated annually and is a written compilation that addressed designations, closures, permit requirements, and other restrictions and/or specifications imposed under the discretionary authority of the superintendent. The Superintendent's Compendium is prepared in accordance with the delegated authority contained within the regulations in Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter I, Parts 1 through 7, as authorized by Title 54, United States Code, and establishes regulatory provisions for Western Arctic National Parklands. Parts 1 through 6 are general regulations applicable to all areas of the National Park System, and Part 13 contains special regulations specific to individual parks in Alaska.
The public comment period regarding the proposed changes will be open on PEPC from January 15, 2020 - February 15, 2020.
2020 proposed changes to the Superintendent's compendium for WEAR consist of the following:
- Conditions for leaving pets unattended and toed to an object.
- The towing of persons on skis, sleds, or other sliding devices by motor vehicle or snowmobile is prohibited, except in designated areas or routes.
- Addition of e-bike regulations.