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Climate change speakers stress need for subsistance hunting adaptability

...relocate Newtok. Fleener, a subsistence hunter and Alaska Governor Bill Walker's...spoke about the need for subsistence hunters to respond to climate-driven...Fleener said that for rural subsistence hunters, the alternative to wild...
Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

...1800s or early 1900s. No one knows why.The state had a strong interest in reintroduction as a source of food for subsistence hunters and as a game animal for sport hunting, but plans ran into a political snag.In 2008, the state imported 53...
Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

...moved bodies from the village graveyard to prevent them from washing away. Changing migration patterns have forced subsistence hunters to travel greater distances to harvest caribou and whales, villagers told Jewell.With less land on the island...
Hunting for whale, votes above the Arctic Circle

...States, is hunting for votes.He's tired after a late night spent butchering one of three bowhead whales that subsistence hunters towed in from the pewter-colored waters of the Chukchi Sea. Slabs of blubber cover front yards all over town...
Water reservation rights need protection to sue former first lady Bella Hammond and Constitutional Convention delegate Vic Fischer, Rick Delkittie, a subsistence hunter and fisherman from Nondalton who once worked on the Pebble project helping to restore the land and Violet Willson...
New Kenai Peninsula Trap Shooting Club provides outlet for area youth

...guns for club use. Sam said he'd keep working to improve his technique because his relatives, many of whom are subsistence hunters on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, out shot him in several areas. He described going seal hunting with...
Around the Peninsula

...will host a statewide webinar Tuesday at 10 a.m. The webinar will focus on a new online tool that could help subsistence hunters in Western Alaska locate and access walruses. The tool describes ice conditions and weather forecasts that relate...
State's wilderness at risk: Wildlife deserves better than a special-interest holocaust

...table, regardless of economic or biological impact. Don't extreme predator control advocates benefit the true subsistence hunters? Not really. The six control regions have everything to do with for-profit industrialized hunting, not any...
State closes Fortymile caribou winter hunt

...has grown from about 20,000 in 1995 to a current population of more than 40,000. The order does not affect subsistence hunters on federal land. The federal subsistence hunt began Nov. 1.
Public comment sought in Beluga harvest issue

...said NMFS began surveying the whales in 1994 and by 1998 noticed a decline from 653 to 347. After working with subsistence hunters under a co-management cooperation in order to get better data, NMFS surveyors were able to determine that the...


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