Category Archives: Alaska Wolves

The Alarming Decline of Denali Wolves – Oliver Starr

View the presentation by Oliver Starr at ‘Speak for Wolves event. (PDF)

Groups Petition for Emergency Action to Save Alaska Wolves – Alexander Archipelago Wolf Numbers in Dangerous Freefall

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Environmental groups today asked three state and federal agencies to take decisive action to save the rapidly dwindling population of Alexander Archipelago wolves in the Prince of Wales Island area in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. Following up on … read more

Alaska Confirms 60 Percent Decline in Rare Wolf Population, Still Plans Trapping and Hunting Season

SITKA, Alaska— The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is planning a 2015-2016 trapping and hunting season on rare Alexander Archipelago wolves in the Prince of Wales Island area, despite scientific data confirming a 60 percent decline in the wolf … read more

Archipelago Wolves – Natural History

NATURAL HISTORY {ALEXANDER ARCHIPELAGO WOLF} Canis lupus ligoni FAMILY: Canidae DESCRIPTION: The Alexander Archipelago wolf is notably smaller and darker than the typical gray wolf, with a denser coat. On average, individuals weigh between 30 to 50 pounds, are 3.5 … read more

Alaska Wildlife Alliance vs. Alaska Board of Game

“AWA, with enthusiastic support from other groups, sought the buffer zone to mitigate the Park’s declining wolf population, which is a major draw for Park visitors, and is vital to the local tourism industry..” read more

Keep Wolves Protected in the Lower 48

“ACTION: Please call and write to your member of Congress to urge him or her to save wolves by signing onto Reps. DeFazio and Markey’s letter..” read more

Denali National Park Wolves get Wolfwatcher Help!

“Wolfwatcher’s Education Director Diane Bentivegna spoke out about the potential negative economic impacts this may have on the state if a wolf buffer is not enacted soon.” read more

President Obama: Appoint Congressman Grijalva next Secretary of Interior.

“.. we respectfully request that you sign this petition and share it, as well, so that our voice is heard for the wild ones.”

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Alaska Alert: Denali National Park Wolves Need Your Voice!

“We must convince Alaska Governor Parnell and Lt. Governor Treadwell that significant damage has been done to the reputation to the State of Alaska in terms of its commitment to sustainable wildlife management and to Alaska’s reputation as a wildlife tourism destination. ” read more

Wolf Paw Print