Lead story: BOG Stubbornly Stonewalls Efforts To Stop Decline in Denali Wolves
The spring 2015 wolf count in Denali National Park revealed a sad but not unexpected situation: the population – just 48 wolves in the six million acre park – was the lowest number recorded since the National Park Service (NPS) beganthe counts nearly 30 years ago.
Tragically, at least two more wolves were killed since the count was completed in March.
Meanwhile, the Alaska Board of Game (BOG) this year stubbornly rebuffed severalproposals by AWA and others to reinstate a long-sought no hunting/trapping bufferarea adjacent to the park.
The decline in Denali’s wolf numbers has been dramatic and consistent … Continue reading in the newsletter!