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Refuge Notebook: Dall sheep in a changing world

...hunters. One such mountain ungulate, the Dall sheep (Ovis dalli dalli), is of particular...Peninsula represents the southernmost range for Dall sheep in Alaska. Sheep habitat, vectors. None of this bodes well for Dall sheep on the Kenai Peninsula. If a changing...
Cooper Landing

...Kenai River Bridge, travelers can view the source of the Kenai River or use spotting scopes to search nearby mountain peaks for dall sheep. At the Cooper Landing museum, the articulated skeleton of a black bear killed on the Sterling Highway is on display...

...reaching the higher elevations past Upper Fuller Lake, hikers are afforded extensive views of the Kenai Mountains. Look for Dall sheep on these ridges and beaver and waterfowl in the lakes themselves. How to find it: Look for a pullout parking area at...
Grizzly 1915 death reminds author of his own narrow escape companion and I were enjoying a day of hiking and watching Dall sheep. The climb up the mountain behind the cabin, look over the beautiful Twin Lakes region and to glass for Dall sheep and other game then we continued our hike to a high peak...
Peninsula Reflections

Marnie Elwell is shown in this undated photo with bear cubs. She and her husband, Luke, captured young bear, moose, and Dall sheep for collectors. Submitted photo Betty Fuller gave me a recipe recently that set me thinking again about Mamie Elwell...
Refuge Notebook: Defining Wilderness in a climate changing world

...and streams, all inhabited by moose, bear, mountain goats, Dall sheep, wolves, salmon and waterfowl. In addition to non-motorized...diminishing alpine tundra unable to sustain harvestable populations of Dall sheep because of an encroaching treeline and invading orange...
Les Palmer: Remember the Exxon Valdez

...birds always seemed to be around. The coves we visited usually contained sea otters. Though we saw few orcas, we saw lots of Dall's porpoises and humpback whales. The fishing was often good and sometimes excellent.Of course, my view, from the comfort...
Memories of the high Arctic

...feeding, conducting wilderness awareness training while breaking up tiffs between their constantly squabbling tykes. Even the Dall ewes in Atigun Pass are already suffering minor mental breakdowns watching their kids take headers off shale bluffs because the...
Kenaitze tribe sponsors Dena'ina Athabascan exhibit in Anchorage

...and rare objects including a caribou war antler club, originally from the Kenai Peninsula, waterproof bear gut parka and a Dall sheep horn bowl that was originally collected by Captain Cook during his 1778 exhibition. The exhibit also works to bridge the...
Mr. Steve DeMallie

...the best around as was demonstrated by the numerous competitions he won for his taxidermy work. He was also a brown bear and dall sheep guide for the past 25 years. His son, John DeMallie, was his pride and joy. He coached his little league baseball team...


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