Trio Of Men Indicted For Illegal Hunting At Wrangell-St. Elias NP

Three men, including a Haines, Alaska, resident, were indicted by the U.S. Government for hunting violations inside Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Seattle’s KOMO TV has more: The indictment announced Tuesday names 44-year-old Jeffrey Harris of Poulsbo, Washington; 72-year-old Dale Lackner, of Haines, Alaska; and 47-year-old Casey Richardson of Huson, Montana. Online court documents do not … Read more Trio Of Men Indicted For Illegal Hunting At Wrangell-St. Elias NP

Documentary Provides Some Rare Perspective When We Most Need Some

“Private land, in the West, is crucial to the long-term outcome of ecosystems. All the elk and the deer that need forage will depend on private lands to survive in the winter.”  -Montana rancher Dusty Crary When I started watching a new Discovery Channel conservation documentary, Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman – it debuts on Thursday on the network at … Read more Documentary Provides Some Rare Perspective When We Most Need Some

Study: Climate Change Causing Kodiak Brown Bears To Alter Diet

  The following press release is courtesy of Oregon State University: By Chris Branam, Oregon State Public Issues Communication Specialist CORVALLIS, Ore. – Kodiak brown bears are abandoning salmon–their iconic prey–due to climate change, according to a new study. The bears are more interested in chowing down on early-arriving red elderberries. The likely result of this … Read more Study: Climate Change Causing Kodiak Brown Bears To Alter Diet

Support The Sequel To ‘The Breach’

Our friend Mark Titus, who directed the fantastic salmon documentary, The Breach, is planning a sequel, called The Wild. Titus needs funding to make the project work, and he shared the following message: Only 7 Days Left. The Wild will not be funded if we don’t reach our goal.  Help by clicking right here:  fund.thewildfilm.com   Are you outraged?  Me too.  Which … Read more Support The Sequel To ‘The Breach’

Alaska Monitoring Salmon After Escapement of Atlantic Salmon

  WOW — The eclipse's high tide broke a salmon farm net, releasing up to 305,000 of the wrong fish into the wild. https://t.co/CGMo8Q7uBu — Dominic Holden (@dominicholden) August 22, 2017 Commercial fishing boats in Washington are scrambling to catch non-native Atlantic salmon released from a broken pen https://t.co/2kvzRVW4eY — NPR (@NPR) August 24, 2017   … Read more Alaska Monitoring Salmon After Escapement of Atlantic Salmon

Ship Creek Coho Limits Increasing

  The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: – Effective 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is increasing the bag and possession limit for coho salmon, 16 inches or greater in length, to six per day in Ship Creek from its mouth upstream … Read more Ship Creek Coho Limits Increasing