Alaska's 'abundance management'

February 2011
High Country News;2/21/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p10
The article focuses on the wildlife management system in 2011 in Alaska. It mentions the state's Department of Fish and Game's bear-killing program in which 143 black bears were shot, 279 were killed through predator control methods, and 600 were killed by private hunters' loosened bag limits. It asserts that the government program is prompted by the intention of boosting the local moose population. It says that populations of moose, sheep, and caribou decline as wolves become more abundant.


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