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Rejected Alaska board nominee shown in wolf-skinning video

[large thumbnail url=”alaska-board-member-shown-in-wolf-skinning-video” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”alaska-board-member-shown-in-wolf-skinning-video” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”12″] An Associated Press article reports that Al Barrette, rejected nominee to the Alaska Board of Game, is featured in a video showing him skinning a wolf and citing the bible to explain man’s dominion over animals.

This article shows some of the reasons why Al Barrette’s appointment got rejected by the state legislature…

By Mary Pemberton, Associated Press writer.

Gov. Sean Parnell in February appointed Barrette to the seven-member board that regulates Alaska’s vast wildlife resources.

Critics said Barrette’s decisions consistently favor one group—hunters—regardless of scientific data and public sentiment.

“Many Alaskans, myself included, want more balanced representation on the Board of Game,” said Vic Walker, of Juneau, in a comment to lawmakers.

Barrette’s ideology isn’t sitting well with some who viewed a Backpacker magazine Web video showing him at his tannery business. The video opens with a close-up of the head of a dead wolf and cuts away to a partially skinned wolf that Barrette is picking up by a hind leg…

Read the entire article: Alaska board member shown in wolf skinning video

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