In an order issued Wednesday, Judge Sharon L. Gleason wrote that federal officials had taken both conservation and public safety concerns into account when it approved Kake’s out-of-season hunt. She also noted that when federal officials reached out to state wildlife managers, they didn’t respond.
Conservation groups say the Trump administration is rushing the process to open ANWR before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
The state has shared the estimate in the past — but this year they say they won’t until after announcing the length of the wolf season.
The annual meeting seeks to strengthen bonds between the oldest and youngest generations of Indigenous people.
Weak salmon runs this year compelled Fish and Game to halt subsistence fishing entirely in some parts of the Yukon River — leaving many mushers without their main source of dog food.
One fisheries advocate says it’s been an especially tough year, with high water impeding fishing for much of the summer and runs coming in weak, particularly the fall chums.
The recent lawsuits over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and National Petroleum Reserve are a lot to keep track of. Casey Grove spoke to Tegan Hanlon to try to sort it all out.
Families without personal generators have seen their freezers thaw out and watched a summer’s worth of subsistence harvest go to waste.
The attorneys general of the 15 states argue that they have standing to sue because what happens in the Arctic Refuge affects their fish, wildlife and physical environment.
The buffalo left Montana for Alaska on Monday — three hardy bulls, which weigh about a thousand pounds each.