Empire Editorial: Alaskans should care about Cecil the Lion

...about the future.Will airlines forbid you from carrying the Dall sheep you took in the Brooks Range? What about the mountain goat you took on Kodiak Island?You may well have harvested the meat from those hunts, but under the rules of these airlines...
Portions of Unit 4 closed to mountain goat harvest

...River watersheds to the harvest of mountain goats, according to a release this...for the same dates. Continued mountain goat harvest in these areas would be...long term conservation of the mountain goat population, the release stated...
Mountain goat hunting closed for part of Unit 1C

The mountain goat hunting season is closing early for both residents and nonresidents...because the guideline harvest level has been met," the order stated.Mountain goat hunting outside of this specific portion of Unit 1C is not affected...
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...picture after picture as Dave, our pilot, pointed out mining camps, glacial lakes, canyons, forest fire scars and mountain goats.We landed on a rocky dirt airstrip on the hill above Telegraph Creek, an old gold rush town, piled our things...
On the Trails: Strolling in the March sunshine

...Nugget Falls on a blissfully ice-free trail. Two mountain goats were visible on the ledges on the far side of for caribou, up north, and probably also for mountain goats that graze on ground-dwelling lichens and plants near...
On the Trails: As winter falls away, bears, hooters, mountain goats appear again

...waiting for the right moment. The first shoots of skunk cabbage to emerge from the muck were eagerly cropped by deer.Mountain goats are back on the ledges near Nugget Falls. Beavers never really quit working this "winter" but got busy every time...
Wildlife Wednesday: Southeast's moose

...Moose in Southeast Alaska." He's done field projects on moose in Gustavus and Berners Bay. White spoke about mountain goats at a Wildlife Wednesday last season. The talk is at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Thunder Mountain High School library...
Off the Beaten Path: Political reflections during a hike of the Juneau Ridge

...The more I thought about it, the more it seemed way too French to be a success in the States.Next I considered the Mountain Goat Party. This was largely inspired by the fact I was looking at a herd of the amazing animals. Theodore Roosevelt created...
On the Trails: Eating lichens

...and home.In Southeast, Sitka black-tailed deer eat arboreal lichens, as we observed, and so do moose. When mountain goats descend from the peaks into the forest in the winter, they eat arboreal and leafy lichens; in the alpine zone in summer...
Wolverine: the Mad Max of the wilderness

...often as fast as it could. Sure, the animal may be fierce if cornered, but so is a chipmunk.Once, during a mountain goat hunt in western Lynn Canal, I was with my older brother and good friend Mike a hundred yards above a small herd of...


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