Romeo – Alexander Archipelago wolf
The population of Alexander Archipelago wolves on Prince Wales Island/Tongass National Forest has declined 60% in 0ne year. The plan to log old growth forest on the island must be halted to save these wolves.
Imperiled Wolf Population on Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island Crashes
From Center for Biological Diversity
For Immediate Release, June 5, 2015
SITKA, Alaska— State and federal authorities are reporting a “dramatic decline in the wolf population on Prince of Wales Island, Tongass National Forest.” A new report records a 60 percent drop in the number of Alexander Archipelago wolves in just one year, reinforcing conservationists’ arguments that plans to log old-growth forests on the island should be halted to protect the wolf and other wildlife.
An Alaska Department of Fish and Game draft report estimates a total of only 89 wolves in the area — including 60 on…
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