Tag Archives: Denali National Park

Protect wolves at Denali National Park, wildlife activists plead

The wolf pack that has enchanted thousands of visitors at Alaska’s Denali National Park did not produce any pups this year and its members have dispersed widely across the park, says a petition seeking to ban hunting and trapping along the park’s northeastern boundary, where a female wolf was fatally snared earlier this year. Continue reading

Trapper who killed Denali wolves scoffs at notion of buffer zone

SEATTLE — The prime breeding female wolf snared outside Alaska’s Denali National Park this spring — opening new controversy over hunting and trapping on the outskirts of the 6-million-acre park — was so thin that her backbone and hipbones were protruding, according to the trapper who caught her in a snare. Continue reading

Study: Wolves will eat salmon if ungulate prey is scarce

[large thumbnail url=”study-wolves-will-eat-salmon-if-ungulate-prey-is-scarce” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”04″] [thumbnail icon url=”study-wolves-will-eat-salmon-if-ungulate-prey-is-scarce” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”04″] The Denali wolves are subject to many studies, but one of the most recent shows that wolves will resort to eating fish in areas where their more traditional prey is only available in limited numbers.

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Alaska wildlife group digs into reason for Denali Park decision

[large thumbnail url=”alaska-wildlife-group-digs-into-reason-for-denali-park-decision” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”16″] [thumbnail icon url=”alaska-wildlife-group-digs-into-reason-for-denali-park-decision” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”16″] An Alaska Wildlife Alliance memo reveals a lot of interesting information regarding the Alaska Board of Game that voted to remove the buffer zone for wolves which surrounded Denali National Park.

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Alaska’s Denali wolves lose their protective buffer

[large thumbnail url=”alaskas-denali-wolves-lose-their-protective-buffer” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”alaskas-denali-wolves-lose-their-protective-buffer” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”08″] According to KTUU-TV, the Alaska Board of Game voted to remove the wolf protection buffer zone around the Denali National Park.

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