NEWS: Legislation Advances from the House Resources Committee to Protect Wolves Adjacent to the Denali National Park

Juneau – Earlier today, legislation to protect the ability of visitors to the Denali National Park to see wolves in the wild was advanced out of the House Resources Committee. House Bill 105, sponsored by Representative Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage), seeks to create an area along the eastern border of the Denali National Park that is closed to the hunting and trapping of wolves.

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NEWS: Wildlife Management Package Supports Broadened Strategies for Game Management and Tourism

JUNEAU – Today, Representative Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) introduced three bills designed to broaden Alaska’s game management goals and strategies. This legislation acknowledges the value of wildlife to all Alaskans and the wide range of uses of game, as well as the importance of wildlife to the tourism industry.

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NEWS: Protecting Tourism Assets in Denali National Park

JUNEAU – Today, Representative Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) introduced a resolution supporting an innovative solution to protecting valuable tourism assets in Denali National Park. The resolution (HCR17) asks the state and federal government to enter in to negotiations over a wildlife buffer conservation easement east of Denali National Park. The easement includes an exchange of state land for federal land of equal value.

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