Operation Barnacle Buster was an eight-day inspection blitz executed at the Alaskan Port of Alcan on the border of the United States and Canada. The operation was conceived because of the continual threat of invasive species entering the State of Alaska. The Service also used the operation as an opportunity to enforce Federal, State, foreign, […]
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is seeking input on the proposed reintroduction of threatened Stellerâ€™s eiders to Alaska. Specifically, the Service would like to determine the scope of the issues to be considered in an environmental assessment.
â€œWhen I first landed on what was Rat Island in 2007, it was an eerily silent place. A typical Aleutian island is teeming with wildlife, swirling with noisy, pungent birds. Not this place. It was crisscrossed with rat trails, littered with rat scat, scavenged bird bones, it even smelledâ€¦wrong,â€ reports Stacey Buckelew, an Island Conservation […]
The Federal Subsistence Board met January 22âˆ’24 to take action on proposed changes to Federal subsistence fishing regulations. Actions taken by the Board that affect the Yukon River area include: