Posted on September 27, 2015
View the presentation by Oliver Starr at ‘Speak for Wolves event. (PDF)
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Groups Petition for Emergency Action to Save Alaska Wolves – Alexander Archipelago Wolf Numbers in Dangerous Freefall
Suggested Reading: 2015 Roundup
Olive did an outstanding presentation at Speak For Wolves. This year’s event will be on July 15 – 17 in West Yellowstone.
Here’s their latest Planned program:
It will include a presentation on Midwest wolves and politics.
The Denali population is at the lowest level of wolves since counts began, largely due to the odd incursive shape of the east side. Snares have been found within Park boundaries in the past, Park viewers have seen the least wolves as well. In January (2016) NPS and others asked Alaska Board of Game to recreate a buffer zone on that east side, where wintering animals drop down to the Nenana River area, and trappers congregate to take National Park fauna.
Right now, Alaska’s human population has dropped for a couple years, and the demographics have and are projected to be slightly moving toward an older population. In this largest wild state, there should be room for wolves to return to more ecologically significant levels.
Such easing of persecution, however, depends upon decisions made by the BoG, which actively manages moose and other populations toward levels at which humans can “harvest” the wildlife. To do this, wolves are targeted.
THe NPS in AK is leaning toward more protection of the wolf in its large Preserves (where hunting is allowed), but is up against the antifederal attitude of AK and the political representatives allying in this effort.
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