Updated April 4, 2018 Please take a moment of your time to reach out to State Senators in Alaska, urge them to support legislation which would prohibit wolf hunting and trapping in two areas adjacent to Denali National Park and Preserve. House Bill 105 passed the House in 2017 and goes before the 20 members … Continue reading Support H.B. 105 – Protect Denali Wolves
Already wolf hunting is rife on Wrangell Island with "bag limits" of 5 wolves and portions of the island are subject to Alaska’s infamous "intensive predator management program" encouraging even further reduction of the wolf population.
The fault for the demise of these world-famous wolves rests squarely on the shoulders of Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten. He may not have pulled the trigger, but he permitted it.
Without ESA protection, the only long-term solution to the Prince of Wales wolves’ peril is to stop old-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest and to preserve the last remaining big trees that wolves and so many other animals need. Without an end to old-growth logging, no amount of hunting regulations, alone, can save the wolves.
Say Goodbye to the Alexander Archipelago Wolves on Prince of Wales and accompanying islands, and, for that matter....eventually on Planet Earth.
Conservationists and environmental groups have long sought Endangered Species Act protections for the wolves of the Alexander Archipelago. The fight over Tongass wolves goes back at least two decades. Secretary Sally Jewell of the Department of Interior is expected to make a decision regarding the endangered status of the Alexander Archipelago Wolves on Prince of Wales islands by the end of this year. Encourage ESA protection for this imperiled species with another email.
Tweetstorm for Denali National Park Wolves (Updated May/2016) Thankyou for your support. 1a. Wolf pop. has declined from 143 in 2007 to possibly below 48 in 2016. Reinstate emergency buffer zone #ProtectDenaliWolves @AKGovBillWalker Tweet this 1b. Wolf pop. has declined from 143 in 2007 to possibly below 48 in 2016. Reinstate emergency buffer zone #ProtectDenaliWolves @DenaliNPS … Continue reading Emergency Tweetstorm: Save Denali Wolves