The federal subsistence board approved a special hunting request on Monday that permits the Organized Village of Kake to harvest deer or moose out of season.
That decision is typically granted by a federal board, but because everything about the pandemic is unprecedented, it hasn’t been simple.
Their chances of survival on the unnamed island are low
The National Park Service is rescinding a ban within Alaska’s national preserves on some controversial state-sanctioned predator harvests of bears and wolves. Park service Alaska spokesperson Pete Christian said although practices like killing bears and wolves in dens run counter to the Park Service’s mission, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, which created or…
As these heatwaves continue, they may have far more devastating implications to fisheries than previously predicted.
The Baldwin Peninsula near Kotzebue has seen a massive increase in beavers over the last two decades, according to new research from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Bears already are knocking over trash cans in Douglas, out North Douglas Highway and near Thunder Mountain.
The Asian giant hornet has been spotted within a few hundred miles of Southeast Alaska, but experts say that it’s unlikely they could establish a breeding colony in the region’s colder climate.
Like many villages, Quinhagak has strict travel restrictions in place to protect the community from COVID-19.
Four birds have died in the area and crews have set up additional containment booms around a nearby hatchery and the Valdez Duck Flats.