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2012 Schedule

APPLICATION FILING PERIOD: 10:00 a.m., March 12, 2012 to 5:00 p.m., April 26, 2012
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) must receive applications no sooner than 10:00 a.m.,
Monday, March 12, 2012 and no later than 5:00 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, regardless of postmark. DNR will not accept and will reject applications received outside the designated application

LOTTERY DRAWING: 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2012
DNR will hold a lottery drawing for those staking areas where applications exceed available
authorizations. Authorizations for staking areas not requiring a lottery will be awarded at the end of the lottery. You do not need to be present to win. Award notification letters and staking packets will be mailed to successful applicants. Results will be posted on this web site following the lottery.

STAKING WORKSHOPS: Staking workshops are held to help authorized stakers better understand the staking instructions and to have questions answered about the staking process, staking areas, and survey and appraisal information. Staking workshops will be held in Anchorage, Wasilla, and Fairbanks between May 23, 2012 and June 1, 2012. A staking workshop schedule will be sent to lottery winners listing the dates, times, and locations of the workshops. Additional workshops may be scheduled if there is a significant number of lottery winners located near other communities not listed.

STAKING PERIOD: Friday, June 8, 2012 to 5:00 p,m. Monday, March 18, 2013
Authorized stakers may begin staking parcels in their authorized staking areas. Staking may not
begin before 8:00 a.m. on the first day of the staking period nor continue after the last day of the staking period.

LEASE APPLICATION PERIOD: 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 11, 2012 to 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2013
Authorized stakers may submit lease applications beginning at 10:00 a.m. the Monday following the
date the staking period opens. Lease applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the staking period. On June 11, 2012 the DNR Public Information Centers in Anchorage, Fairbanks,
and Juneau open at 10:00 a.m. to accept lease applications.