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Boycott Alaska Until The State Stops Targeting Wolves

Friends of Animals Declares a Boycott of Travel to Alaska in the 2010 Tourist Season, calling groups and individuals to join.

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Area around Denali opened to wolf hunters
TRAPPERS: Game board votes to erase park's protective zone.

The Anchorage Daily News

By MEGAN HOLLAND

Published: 6 March 2010

The Alaska Board of Game on Friday approved opening the northeast periphery of the Denali National Park and Preserve for wolf trapping.

Activist Seeks Expansion of Denali Wolf Sanctuary

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Associated Press - February 28, 2010 6:54 PM ET

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - An animal rights activist flew from Connecticut to Fairbanks to push for expansion of a wolf sanctuary outside Denali National Park.

Priscilla Feral, president of Friends of Animals, says she's pushing the expansion in the absence of the man who conceived it, biologist Gordon Haber.

Haber died in a plane crash in October while tracking Denali wolves.

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Testimony from Friends of Animals before Alaska's Board of Game in Favor of Proposal 58 "“ Expanding the Buffer Zone to Protect Denali's Wolves

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I'm Priscilla Feral, president of Friends of Animals, an international animal advocacy group. At Friends of Animals, we acknowledge the inherent value of wolves. Regardless of whether we deem them endangered or plentiful, and whether or not we see them and believe they are beautiful, their individual lives and their freedom have meaning to them.

Wolves of Denali deserve our protection

Anchorage Daily News

By MARYBETH HOLLEMAN

Through binoculars, we could see the Mount Margaret pack, six of them, on a
gentle slope in the slanted sunlight of a cold September morning. Some were
sprawled on their sides. Others curled up, head tucked under tail. A pair,
one dark gray and one sandy white, tumbled and jumped over each other.

Aerial-Gunning Foes Plead with Obama to Ban Such Methods - RANCHERS: Ability to control predators vital to livestock industry

By John Miller
The Associated Press

Published: December 19th, 2009 09:00 PM

http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/wildlife/wolves/story/1063248.html

BOISE, Idaho -- A wildlife advocacy group has asked President Barack Obama to end aerial gunning of coyotes and other predators, citing an Idaho incident where a shotgun-wielding parachutist illegally fired on a wolf.

Wolves are an easy scapegoat for hunters, but facts say otherwise

Duluth News Tribune
by Sam Cook

Wolves eat deer. We know this.

But that doesn't mean that wolves are the primary reason, or even a significant reason, that the firearms deer harvest has dropped 20 percent in each of the past two seasons in Northeastern Minnesota.

I began hearing the complaints last year, and they've only increased this year.

Pilot tried to save Haber after crash

PLANE ON FIRE: Suffering from major burns, McGregor still able to walk out.

Anchorage Daily News

By RICHARD MAUER

Published: 10/16/09

As wildlife advocates mourned the plane-crash death of Gordon Haber, the biologist who spent 40 years documenting the lives and societies of Denali's wolves, his pilot was recovering Friday in a burn center in Seattle after hiking 20 miles back to civilization.

Wolf Biologist Gordon Haber Killed In Plane Crash

Friends of Animals sponsored Gordon Haber's remarkable wolf research in Denali National Park and throughout Alaska since 1993. He was the world's expert, the most intelligent voice on Alaska's wolves, and the best friend they had. Gordon's work must carry on; Friends of Animals is dedicated to that effort. His death is tragic. -- Priscilla Feral (story below)

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