We’re surrounded all the time by nature’s marvels, even in harsh, desperate circumstances.
Let’s consider what actions benefit the greater good while behaving more respectfully toward each other.
What a privilege it is, to so easily visit their alpine homelands.
It’s long past time that we Alaskans and our elected and appointed officials give our state parks the respect and attention they deserve.
As the primary cause of this crisis, we humans need to change our ways.
No matter what she and other oil-and-gas boosters desire, the world is moving away from fossil-fuel based energy.
The federal management system isn’t perfect, but I much prefer its emphasis on the health of entire ecosystems.
In short, to feed the idea that lynx present a danger to people shows poor judgment. It really is the other way around.
Our elected state politicians have for far too long ignored or dismissed their responsibilities in this arena.
Nowadays, trapping is for many people a recreational pursuit, one that is unnecessarily cruel.
We Alaskans need to be ready to join park staff and the advisory board in saying no more new bear hunts in Chugach State Park.
It appears that state wildlife managers deferred to trappers at the expense of wolves.
In my opinion, there can be no acceptable explanation for the way the state appears to be handling this case.
It’s simple common sense that some places cannot be opened to all manner of recreational activities.