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Wildlife Wednesday talk highlights marine mammal protection

...coming up Oct. 17 are presentations on the Marine Mammal Protection Act and enforcement.This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Marine Mammal Protection Act. To commemorate the ground-breaking federal...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-10-12/wildlife-wednesday-talk-highlights-m
Outdoors
NOAA seeks information on dead Steller sea lions

...500 for information leading to a conviction.Killing marine mammals is a violation of federal law under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, with limited exceptions such as for subsistence hunting by Alaska Natives. The western population...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-14/noaa-seeks-information-dead-steller
Neighbors
NOAA seeks information on Steller sea lions killed near Cordova - reward offered

...500 for information leading to a conviction.Killing marine mammals is a violation of federal law under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, with limited exceptions such as for subsistence hunting by Alaska Natives. The western population...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-11/noaa-seeks-information-steller-sea-l
Outdoors
Death of sea lions found to be caused by humans

...and 2000, the western stock declined by 40 percent.In 1997, the western stock was declared endangered. Killing sea lions in the western stock population is illegal under both the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-12/death-sea-lions-found-be-caused-huma
Outdoors
Hunting for art

...coming off the skin."This is the biggest setback that I've been running into lately," he said.The Marine Mammal Protection Act limits the people who are allowed to touch a protected animal until it is "substantially altered," meaning...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/hunting-art
Art
Marine mammal guide aims to make identification easy

...marine mammals at sea. In the late 1980s, Wynne was working with commercial fishermen who were required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act to report interactions with marine mammals. Wynne discovered that fishermen were reporting mammals never found...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-03/marine-mammal-guide-aims-make-identi
Outdoors
Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

...passes, the humpback populations that are removed from the endangered list would still be protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.The public has 90 days to comment on the recommended changes.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/agency-proposes-lifting-protections-mos
State
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...Endangered Species Act and "depleted" under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.That put an end to hunting polar bears in...Kreider and SCI argued that one part of the Marine Mammal Protection Act authorizes import of polar bear populations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Harbor seal pup returns to wild

...to teach it how to eat fish ... and make sure it could go back to the wild."Harbor seals fall under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement and Office of General Counsel gave a written warning to someone (not...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/harbor-seal-pup-returns-wild
Outdoors
Rules change for Alaska Native sea otter pelt use

...clothing that can be sold to non-natives, KFSK-radio reported.The changes do not change requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act, said Andrea Medeiros, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service."These are...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-11-22/rules-change-alaska-native-sea-otter-pelt-use
State

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