(Anchorage) — Short winter days and a widespread lack of snow for contrast are making moose especially difficult to spot along Alaska roadways, increasing the danger of moose-vehicle collisions. “Without snow on the ground, moose are harder to see and people generally drive faster,” says Palmer Area Wildlife Biologist Todd Rinaldi. Snowy conditions that accompany […]
(Anchorage) — Pet owners are reminded that wintertime in Alaska means fur trapping seasons are open and pets running off-leash and not closely supervised risk having their toes pinched – or worse. When pets do encounter traps or snares, owners must be prepared to act quickly. That’s why the Alaska Department of Fish and Game […]
The Alaska Board of Game (BOG) will meet March 14 – 18, 2014, in Anchorage, Alaska, at the Denaâ€™ina Civic and Convention Center located at 600 West 7th Avenue. During this five-day public meeting, the BOG will consider nearly 50 hunting and trapping related proposals. The majority of proposals concern changes to statewide provisions and […]
Humpback Whale Subpopulationâ€™s Recovery Prompts State Petition for Endangered Species Act Delisting
Juneau – The subpopulation of humpback whales that migrates seasonally between Alaska and Hawaii has recovered, is no longer threatened with extinction, and should be removed from the list of species covered by the Endangered Species Act , the State of Alaska declared Wednesday in a petition submitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service .