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Letter: Alaska needs more bear research, protection

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
    | Opinion
  • Updated: August 11
  • Published August 11

Way to go to Bill Sherwonit for his excellent commentary on bears. I completely agree that the ADN should stop printing phrases like "killer bear" and that the recent killing of three innocent bears by the Department of Fish and Game is absolutely unacceptable.

Alaska needs some type of organization to finance research and protection of our bears. Perhaps state biologists and the University of Alaska could show some leadership to help with starting the organization. Alaska should be a world leader for bear research and protection. If nothing is done, Fish and Game will continue with their standard procedure of kill the bears — end of problem.
— Doug Bartko

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