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Alexander Archipelago wolf

Alexander Archipelago wolf

a conservation assessment

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wolves -- Alaska -- Tongass National Forest.,
  • Predatory animals -- Alaska -- Tongass National Forest.,
  • Wildlife conservation -- Alaska -- Tongass National Forest.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid K. Person ... [et al.].
    SeriesConservation and resource assessments for the Tongass land management plan revision / Charles G. Shaw, III, technical coordinator, General technical report PNW -- GTR-384., General technical report PNW -- 384., Conservation and resource assessments for the Tongass land management plan revision
    ContributionsPerson, David K., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service., Alaska. Dept. of Fish and Game.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17687335M

    Fires are meant to burn the understory of the forest, leaving the largest trees unharmed. David Person, who was involved in that effort for 22 years, quit the agency in May and subsequently wrote a declaration, Alexander Archipelago wolf book the Forest Service's Big Thorne timber sale, that the predator-prey ecosystem, including wolves, on Prince of Wales Island is threatened with collapse because of the cumulative impacts of logging and logging roads. The continental climate and location of Minnesota at the physiographic intersection of the Laurentian and the Interior Plains influences its plant and animal life. Recent taxonomic work suggests that these wolves may have originated from a larger subspecific group C.

    A large portion of them reside within Alaska's Tongass National Forest. The agencies say several years may be needed to get funding Alexander Archipelago wolf book complete the review, [36] but 3 days after the finding was published, the petitioners notified the agency they intend to sue to expedite the process. It is estimated that an average member of the Alexander Archipelago Wolf species eats around 26 deer per year. Although some short-term regulatory changes and the management of road access may need to be considered to keep wolf harvest at a sustainable level, the most important consideration is to maintain long-term carrying capacity for deer, the principal prey for most of the wolf population. Its nearest relatives were the wolves of North America rather than Asia.

    The agency published a positive day finding in the Federal Register on May 20,Alexander Archipelago wolf book near the end of the year, issued another finding that a "listing is not warranted at this time", but that if the logging was not reduced or reservation areas created, the "long-term viability of the Alexander Archipelago wolf is seriously imperiled. Despite scientific evidence showing that Alexander Archipelago wolf populations will not survive in areas with high road density, the Forest Service continues to build new logging roads in the Tongass. Two forms of black-tailed deer or blacktail deer that occupy coastal woodlands in the Pacific Northwest of North America are subspecies of the mule deer. Designed to protect critically imperiled species from extinction as a "consequence of economic growth and development untempered by adequate concern and conservation", the ESA was signed into law by President Richard Nixon on December 28, Their average lifespan is about 10 years, but a few are known to have attained an age of They promote conservation and advocate for sustainable natural resource management.


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Alexander Archipelago wolf Download PDF Ebook

In Decemberwe filed suit to save roadless areas on the Tongass National Forest, which make up 80 percent of the wolf's habitat. The time to save to the Alexander Archipelago wolf is now.

The northern Rocky Mountain wolf is a subspecies of gray wolf native to the northern Rocky Mountains. Management actions that address risks to wolf populations include modifying hunting and trapping regulations as necessary, limiting construction of new roads and effectively closing some existing Alexander Archipelago wolf book, and modifying timber harvest strategies to minimize fragmentation and loss of critical deer winter range.

The forest plan also established a system of habitat reserves. If we want to pass down to our children a California that can sustain healthy Alexander Archipelago wolf book of gray wolves, mountain lions, and ecosystems that can support them, we must Alexander Archipelago wolf book in companies like SPI and establish environmental laws that are based on sound science and that actually have teeth.

We anticipate that, in reviewing the proposed projects, USFS will use the best available data This subspecies is genetically distinct from the northern flying squirrel from evidence found in mitochondrial DNA and microsatelite data. After the passage of the Federal Airborne Hunting Act in and the termination of the bounty, wolf numbers increased.

Black is an extremely common coat color, as are dark gray, dark brown, and other such shades; entirely white and lighter coat colors are not as common. Ever wonder what happened to the Communist Party in the U. Keywords: Alexander Archipelago wolf, Canis lupus ligoni, effects of logging on wildlife, population dynamics of wolves, predator-prey dynamics, roads and wolf mortality, Tongass National Forest, southeast Alaska.

Dens are usually built 4 to 5 weeks prior to the birth, between the roots of trees, in small caves or crevices in rocks, abandoned beaver lodges, or expanded mammal burrows.

Person is a wildlife scientist with 22 years of experience studying Alexander Archipelago wolves Canis lupus ligoni and Sitka black-tailed deer Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis in Southeast Alaska.

Much of the information has not been published. But the wolves and their rainforest home are under continued threats from industrial logging, road building, overharvest from hunting and large-scale habitat loss as the U.

California has some of the strongest laws protecting wildlands from this kind of abuse, but SPI has found a loophole. They can be found on the mainland from Dixon Entrance to Yakutat Bay, and on all the major islands in the Alexander Archipelago except Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof.

Taxonomists have suggested more recently that the species may have originated from another subspecies known as C. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Appearance The Alexander Archipelago Wolf is a an Alaskan wolf, typically possessing short hair of a dark coloration. A large portion of them reside within Alaska's Tongass National Forest.

Sincethere has been a progressive reduction in size in Arctic wolf skulls, which is likely the result of wolf-dog hybridization. They promote conservation and advocate for sustainable natural resource management.

Just 89 of these Alaskan wolves remain, but are they endangered?

While poisoning was banned after statehood inaerial shooting and bounty payments continued through the s. Any hunter will tell you, deer are edge species. This easily distinguishes them from other Alaskan subspecies, which tend to be much larger in comparison.

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