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Alaskan wildlife agents encourage wolf precautions

[large thumbnail url=”conservationists-intervene-in-frivolous-anti-mexican-gray-wolf-lawsuit” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”11″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”conservationists-intervene-in-frivolous-anti-mexican-gray-wolf-lawsuit” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”11″ day=”18″] JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Members of the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Wildlife Conservation team are asking base residents to increase their personal safety measures and responsibilities regarding safety from wolf.

According to wildlife agents, due to past incidents with local wolf packs there is a need for those venturing outdoors to take safety precautions.

“If you’re going to go walk your dog, minimize your time in remote areas,” said Herman Griese, Wildlife biologist with the 673d Civil Engineer Group. “Those trails through the woods are appealing and have great scenery that runners like, but you might want to stay to a well-used road.”

Griese reminds everyone that when walking pets like dogs, which in the past have been the focus of wolf attacks, to keep them on a leash…

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