Wolf hunting to resume near Denali National Park

ANCHORAGE - Wolf hunting will resume Monday near Denali National Park and Preserve despite calls from conservationists to reinstate a "wolf buffer" near the park.Alaska's Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten closed the season in May in an...
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

...The mill is needed infrastructure, according to Roger Wristen of the Cascadia Conservation District.Hearing conservationists argue for a mill is a new twist when it comes to forest-management practices. For years in this region, they...
Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada Alaska said the incident showed that dams can fail.Conservationists, Alaska Natives and fishermen are among those who want...later this month. Mallott also has met with tribes, conservationists, government representatives and others to hear their concerns...
Juneau Color: Conservationist learns worst can happen grew. Myron is a long-time conservationist who could be found on the front lines...road," Myron said. The budding conservationist soon went to work for the federal...dynamite if you get labeled a hard-core conservationist. You're not in normal society any...
Mallott holds meetings on trans-boundary issues

...Columbia.Mallott leads a working group for Gov. Bill Walker's administration focused on trans-boundary waters. Conservationists, tribes and others are concerned about the impact that proposed mines in British Columbia will have on rivers that...
Tongass plan makes its debut

Though some doubted it could be done, the group of industry leaders, scientists, conservationists and government representatives has reached a consensus: the Tongass Advisory Committee has submitted its draft recommendations...
Young proposes changes Magnuson Stevens Act

A proposed update to federal fishing laws is sparking a debate among fishermen and conservationists about whether the changes will undo years of work to rebuild key fish populations.Alaska Republican Don Young is proposing several...
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

PORTLAND, Maine - A plan to update federal fishing laws has sparked a debate among fishermen and conservationists about whether proposed changes will undo years of work to rebuild key fish populations.U.S. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska...
Tongass Advisory Committee finishes its plan for changing forest strategy

The Tongass Advisory Committee late Friday morning - and despite criticism from both the timber industry and conservationists - voted 14-0 to approve a package of recommendations aimed at helping to transition logging in the almost 17 million...
Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

...summer, delivering tourists important to the economy of this and other Southeast Alaska communities. But some conservationists worry about what the ships could be leaving in Alaska waters and are fighting proposed new rules for the discharge...
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