Petition sent to Walker asking for predator control reform

first_imgA petition signed by 150 Alaskans sent to Governor Bill Walker, asks for changes to state predator control programs. The letter sent Monday asked the governor to replace lethal predator control methods with non-lethal techniques, to terminate use of radio collars to locate and kill wolves, and to prohibit intensive management programs within 5 miles of federal conservation lands, like national parks. According to petitioner, wildlife advocate and biologist Rick Steiner of Anchorage, signers hail from 28 Alaska communities and include former Alaska Board of Game members, and a former Fish & Game Commissioner.Listen nowlast_img

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