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Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Who Is The Next National Park Service Director: A Politician, Conservationist, Park Service Veteran, Or Painter?

Seven months into his administration, President Trump has yet to nominate a director for the National Park Service. But Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke does have an advisor on his team with a wealth of Park Service experience, one whose background has been investigated, leading to speculation that that individual will be nominated soon.

Study: Killing Wolves Outside Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve Impacts Preserve's Wolf Packs

Though Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve in Alaska is nearly 3 million acres in size, wolf populations with home territories in the preserve decline when wolves are targeted for removal on adjacent state lands, according to a two-decade-long study.

Tracking Wolves By Radio Frequency In National Parks Of Alaska

Before the state of Alaska essentially killed off the wolf packs that roamed Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, the National Park Service studied the wolves through radio collars that allowed biologists to follow them. This video, produced in 2013, shows the process National Park Service biologists go through to place the collars on wolves.

Alaska's Predator Control Efforts Kill National Park Service Predator-Prey Study

During the past decade, Alaska Department of Fish and Game has sponsored a predator control program that has killed at least 90 wolves that had home ranges within Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, according to a report that says the National Park Service was forced to end a more than 20-year research project on predator-prey relationships due to those losses.

Wednesday's The Last Day To Comment On Proposed Sport Hunting Regs At National Preserves In Alaska

National Park Service officials, looking to offset the recent liberalization of Alaska state hunting regulations, are proposing regulations that aim to better protect predators from hunters. The comment period on the proposed regulations runs out Wednesday.

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