The following press release is courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service’s Tongass National Forest: CRAIG, Alaska – Biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), announce that the state and federal hunting and trapping seasons for wolf in Game Management Unit (GMU) 2 will close at … Read more U.S. Forest Service Announces Tweaked POW Wolf Hunt Regulations
#Denali wolf sightings hit record lowhttps://t.co/dkL2jGUSKc#wildlife #GrayWolves #wolves #Conservation #Alaska #WildlifeManagement #EndangeredSpecies pic.twitter.com/JBnHv8YHoU — RJ Hayden ?? ?? ?? ??? (@Wulalowe) October 27, 2019 Alaska Public Media dropped an interesting piece recently about the lack of Denali National Park sightings of wolves, namely a record-low amount of animals spotted – one percent of agency wildlife … Read more Historically Low Amount Of Official Wolf Sightings At Denali NP
A congressional hearing was held yesterday in Washington titled, “The Pebble Mine Project: Process and Potential Impacts.” Among the speakers was our friend from Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge, owner Brian Kraft. Proud of our man Brian Kraft for his testimony today ?…. #nopebblemine Posted by Alaska Sportsman's Lodge on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Here’s more on the … Read more Speaking Out Against Pebble Mine In D.C.
The following appears in the October issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY BRYCE DOLE PHOTOS BY DENISE SILFEE A thick layer of fog blankets the glassy waters of Orca Bay, where Steve Ranney’s vessel bobs gently in the early-morning wake. It’s just past 5:30 a.m., our scheduled departure time, when I clamber aboard, nearly … Read more To Catch? Or To Release? The Choice Is Yours
The following appears in the October issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: Editor’s note: “I’d pined for a home like this my entire youth, visions of a life lived close to nature and wildlife,” author Tom Walker writes in his new book about living in Alaska as a photographer. Walker grew up in Los Angeles, … Read more Embracing The Wild Life In Alaska
The following is courtesy of Trout Unlimited Alaska: JUNEAU, AK – Today, the U.S. Forest Service announced it will release its draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the Alaska Roadless Rule this week, with a preferred alternative to repeal long-standing protections for more than 9 million acres of Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. The DEIS release … Read more TU: Proposed repeal of Roadless Rule on Tongass National Forest harmful to salmon, wildlife
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Anchorage) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) Division of Sport Fish has published the 2019 Southcentral Season Summary reports for the eight Southcentral management areas. The reports cover the Anchorage, Bristol Bay, Kodiak, Lower Cook Inlet, Northern Cook Inlet, North Gulf Coast, Northern Kenai Peninsula, and Prince William Sound management … Read more Southcentral Alaska Fishing Recap