Wolf Control

4 April 2004


On November 4, 2003, the Alaska Board of Game and Department of Fish and Game decided to reinstitute aircraft-assisted killing as a method of suppressing wolf populations at artificially low levels to try to benefit moose hunters. There have not been any such state-sponsored aerial control programs in Alaska since the late 1980s, and Alaskans voted by wide margins in 1996 and 2000 to end all related same-day uses of airplanes for public wolf hunting and trapping”

from-Save Alaska Wolves

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