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Study: Denali wolves have salmon-rich diets

FAIRBANKS - Moose and caribou are the preferred menu item for wolves in Interior Alaska, but new research shows salmon play a larger-than-expected role in their diet.
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 a year ago.
Board takes up Denali wolves buffer zone

FAIRBANKS - The Alaska Board of Game meets Thursday and Friday to decide whether wolves that stray out of Denali National Park and Preserve onto state land should continue to be protected. The Game Board more than two years ago created a protective buffer zone for wolves that wander out of the park, where hunting and trapping is not allowed. The buffer prohibits wolf hunting and trapping on 72 square miles of state land bordering the northeast corner of the park.
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...
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...
Pilot tried to rescue biologist

...Haber as a friend or volunteer. A message left Friday at Denali Air wasn't returned. Haber had a permit to study Denali wolves. In the air over the park Wednesday afternoon, he picked up a signal from a wolf's radio collar in the East Fork...
ADF&G head backs wolf control plan November to 72 square miles, mostly on the eastern boundary of the park - doesn't afford enough protection for Denali wolves. Paul Joslin, executive director of the Alaska Wildlife Alliance, said the wolves need a 600-square-mile buffer...


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