Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Long-awaited studies meet with mixed reviews on how to apply data


September 14, 2017

Fish and Game biologist Anthony Crupi presented maps of bear denning habitat superimposed on heliski terrain at Monday's meeting in the public library. Twenty seven percent of the 90 identified dens are in heliskiing areas. Similar maps were presnted for critical winter mountain goat habitat by biologist Kevin White who said the data would provide the borough and stakeholders with "definitive information to inform decisions."

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game presented its findings from a seven-year study on mountain goat habitat, and three-year study on brown bear denning habitat in the Chilkat Valley Sunday and Monday.

The new information will affect decision-ma...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 07/02/2020 23:39