predator control

Thomas D. Mangelsen (c) 2015 / Independent Record

The National Park Service is rescinding a ban within Alaska’s national preserves on some controversial state-snctioned predator harvests. NPS Alaska spokesperson Pete Christian says although practices like killing bears and wolves in dens, run counter to

State Predator Control Program Claims 89 Bears

May 31, 2013
Alaska Fish and Game

  Fairbanks, AK - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game took 89 bears this month as part of a predator control program approved by the Board of Game last year.   The efforts are meant to encourage the growth of a struggling moose population in Southwest Alaska.