Cordova/Wasilla Fishermen Sentenced for Killing 15 Sea Lions During 2015 Copper River Fishery

Cordova/Wasilla Fishermen Sentenced for Killing 15 Sea Lions During 2015 Copper River Fishery

Two men convicted of “Marine Mammal Protection Act –Illegal Take,” for killing 15 Steller Sea Lions during the 2015 salmon season at the mouth of the Copper River were sentenced in federal court on Tuesday, the Department of Justice revealed. Both men, 31-year-old Jon Nichols of Cordova, and 21-year-old Teddy Turgeon of Wasilla pleaded guilty […]

NOAA Reports Sea Lions on Softuk Beach Deliberately Killed

NOAA Reports Sea Lions on Softuk Beach Deliberately Killed

Although they did not disclose how they were killed, NOAA biologists say that several of the 15 Stellar Sea Lions found dead 45 miles southeast of Cordova on Softuk Beach displayed evidence that they were killed by humans. NOAA and law enforcement personnel traveled to the beach located in Prince William Sound after receiving a report […]