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My Turn: Your opportunity to address trapping rules

...rules and regulations in regard to trapping, the Alaska Board of Game (BoG). Next March, the BoG is meeting to Fax: 907-465-6094? Mail: ATTN: Board of Game Comments, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Boards...
NPS, state divided on sport hunting rules sport hunting in preserves. But there are these few areas where there's a conflict."The NPS had asked the Board of Game to exempt national preserves from the rules that conflict several times, he said. Many, though not all, of the...
State OKs hunting of musk oxen stranded on sea ice

...stranded musk oxen could swim to shore in the icy waters. "They're just terrible swimmers," Jones said.The Alaska Board of Game changed the rule at the suggestion of residents of Mekoryuk, a Cu'pik Eskimo community of 210 and the only village...
POW's wolf population plummets

...wolves are not genetically distinct; other geneticists look at the same data and say they are. HarvestLast year, the Board of Game reduced the quota in GMU2 from 30 percent of the estimated population to 20 percent."There's already been a fairly...
Wolf hunting to resume near Denali National Park

...wolves were legally shot in the area.The Alaska Dispatch News reports that the issue stems from a 2010 decision by the Board of Game that removed a buffer zone around the northeast area of Denali National Park where wolf hunting and trapping was banned...
Board director resigns over appointment

...On May 20, Walker's office announced that current Board of Game member Robert "Bob" Mumford, whose term is, was rejected by Gillis for another term on the Board of Game, where Mumford currently serves until June 30. Gillis...
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Board extends deadline, expands topics for next year's meeting

JUNEAU - The Alaska Board of Game has extended the deadline for proposed changes to statewide regulations pertaining to hunting, trapping and the use of game to...
Permits available for Interior Alaska moose hunts

...particular hunts this year, so not all of the permits were awarded," said management biologist Jackie Kephart. "The Board of Game allows us to decide whether or not to issue unused permits, and this year we will again make them available."Those...
Board of Game rejects wolf buffer zone near Denali National Park

...near Denali National Park and Preserve.The Alaska Board of Game on Friday unanimously rejected the emergency petition...decline.In testimony to the board on Friday, Alaska Board of Game director Bruce Dale said low numbers of moose and caribou...
Wolves of the Alexander Archipelago

...8, to 6.3.Logan said the decline is "not necessarily... alarming," though he added that it led to the Board of Game reducing the quota 20 percent.High trapping pressure can lead to small populations and "genetic bottlenecks...


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