(Juneau) — The State of Alaska and the North Slope Borough took action to convey their disagreement with the rejection by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of a joint Endangered Species Act (ESA) delisting petition for the Arctic ringed seal. The two entities submitted a letter June 28th notifying NMFS that they intend to […]
On October 30, 2019, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce declared the 2018 Chignik sockeye salmon fishery a disaster under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. On February 27, 2020, the Secretary of Commerce allocated $10.3 million to address losses to the Chignik management area affected by the fishery failure. The State of Alaska, […]
A newborn moose calf found alone in the woods – or even in your backyard – can appear helpless and abandoned. But don’t be fooled. Destitute as those big-eyed calves may seem, a protective mother is almost always nearby. Newborn moose calves, deer fawns, and tiny bear cubs are already being seen in Alaska, […]
(Juneau) â€“ The Alaska Department of Fish and Game learned Friday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will implement additional hunting closures on the Kenai Peninsula.