wildlife enforcement

A wolf carries a piece of prey while walking through a national park in Alaska. (National Park Service photo)

In an era of climate change, Alaska’s predators fall prey to politics

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Four brown bears line up at the top of the falls on the Brooks River on Sept. 6, 2021, to fish for salmon. Brooks Falls draws bears from around the region, as well as Katmai National Park and Preserve tourists who travel there to view the bear crowds. One of the two lawsuits challenging the state’s predator-control program in the Mulchatna caribou area cites signs that some of the bears normally seen at Brooks Falls may have been among the 99 bears killed in the spring campaign carried out by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. (Photo by L. Law/National Park Service)

Lawsuits target Alaska predator-control program that killed 99 bears in effort to boost caribou

The Board of Game-authorized program was carried out in southwestern Alaska.