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Denali wolf population drops by two-thirds

A federal wolf count in Denali National Park this fall found only a third of the population compared to half a decade before. The park's population of 54 wolves marks a quarter-century low. The U.S.
State Briefs

...eight-year term limit expires of House Speaker Denny Hastert, an Illinois Republican. Emergency order issued to protect Denali wolves ANCHORAGE - An emergency order was issued to halt hunting and trapping of wolves on state land just east of Denali...
Out & About

...m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. For 55 and older. Details: 790-2000. Thursday: Fireside Series: "Insights from Denali Wolves" by Dr. Gordon Haber, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640. Friday: Reach the...
Wolves are more valuable alive

...visitor viewing, as long as one protects established and long-lived wolf packs. And economically for the state, live Denali wolves are far more valuable to many more people than dead ones. Why is it that a handful of recreational trappers are allowed...
My turn: Denali wolf packs need protection now

...visitors - and their money - pour into Denali National Park each year to view wildlife; many come to view wolves.Denali wolves are so important that at the 2010 Fairbanks Board of Game meeting, the park service submitted a proposal asking for...
Activist pushes for expansion of wolf sanctuary

...well-known biologist who studied Denali wolves for more than 40 years with funding...and pleaded for protection of Denali wolves. "At Friends of Animals, we...chairman Cliff Judkins compare Denali wolves to "mangy dogs walking down the...
Park service proposes expanding Denali wolf no-trapping zone

FAIRBANKS - The National Park Service is proposing to increase a no-trapping zone for wolves on the northeast boundary of Denali National Park and Preserve.
Decrease in Denali wolves affects tourism dollars

As Denali wolf sightings drop so do Alaska tourism dollars.Visitors to Denali National Park are less likely this year to see a wolf than even...
My Turn: Wolf packs bring tourism dollars to Alaska

...Board of Game and/or the Commissioner of Fish and Game reconsiders issuing an Emergency Order to re-establish the Denali wolf buffer zone. Not only will our organization be able to fulfill its educational mission, but the resulting positive economic...
Denali Buffer Zone and BOG have a far reaching effect

...the Juneau area; already, I have lost over $2,000 in cancellations as a direct result of the elimination of the Denali wolf buffer zone. Losses such as these have irreversibly damaged Alaska's 2013 tourism season before it has even begun...


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