The plain provides food and a vantage point from which caribou can spot predators from far away. But beneath the lichens and cotton grass, there’s a hidden resource: crude oil.ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sometime next April, pregnant cows in the Porcupine Caribou Herd in Canada will take the lead in an annual migration of nearly 200,000 animals north to Alaska. From…
Funding will be used for the most critical needs at six harbors.
One regulation revoked this year is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ban on killing wolves or bears from aircraft, shooting brown bears over bait and snaring bears within Alaska federal wildlife refuges.
Federal wildlife officials are considering removing protections for grizzlies in and around Yellowstone National Park. This resolution would take that further and seek to declassify bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem and the Cabinet-Yaak area, as well.
National sportsmen’s group critical of move