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Latest: National Park Service Intervenes in Alaska Predator Hunting

posted Jan 29, 2016, 4:43 PM by chloe owens

11/23/15, by Paige Blankenbuehler, High Country News

Latest: National Park Service intervenes in Alaska predator hunting

…In mid-October, the Park Service banned practices meant to curb Alaskan predator populations, including hunting wolves or coyotes with pups in tow, or using dogs or artificial light to rouse hibernating bears from their dens. Though the rule appears to offer greater protection for wolves and grizzlies, the state will still target any predators that wander outside federal boundaries.