Restrictions On Predator Hunting Will Help Prevent Steep and Long Term Depression of Predator Populations

Good news for Alaska's Wildlife and ‪Wolves Over the past decade, the National Park Service has objected to at least 50 proposals by Alaska wildlife officials to liberalize the killing of predators within national preserves. The conflict can be traced back to 1994, when the Alaska Legislature passed a law mandating that the Board of … Continue reading Restrictions On Predator Hunting Will Help Prevent Steep and Long Term Depression of Predator Populations

Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago Wolves

The Tongass is one of the few old-growth temperate rainforests in the world and America’s largest national forest. Its towering stands of 700 year old trees provide vital habitat for bears, salmon, Sitka black-tailed deer, goshawks, and—importantly—the rare and dwindling Alexander Archipelago wolf. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently found that, because of excessive old-growth logging, this unique subspecies of wolf may warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act.