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Howl-In Scheduled for Murkowski's Front Lawn

Scott Moran / Friends of Animals / December 9, 2004

Anchorage, AK - Activists will bring our intervention in Alaska's wolf
control program right to the person most responsible for its continuation: Governor Frank Murkowski. A Friends of Animals "Howl-in" will fill the air with the recorded sounds of wolves on Thursday, December 16, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. at Juneau's Capitol Building, located at Fourth & Main.

The demonstration will serve as a clear sign of the wide Alaskan support for halting the permit system which would allow pilot-hunter teams to kill up to 580 wolves in forthcoming weeks.

Last year, Friends of Animals mailed postcards to Murkowski. Each postcard was a person's individual pledge to boycott travel to Alaska until the killing stops. Murkowski's office has claimed that postcards were not received.

"This year, I will hand-deliver postcards signed by Alaska residents and others to the governor, and ask that he sign a delivery receipt," said Scott Moran, Friends of Animals' Alaska region project coordinator. "We want to ensure that his office receives the concerns of his constituents."

In addition to the Howl-In, a 60-second television spot, also produced by Friends of Animals, will raise public awareness as it airs statewide on Friday, December 10, and runs through the winter months.

Additional Howl-Ins are scheduled for Sitka, Alaska, and throughout the United States.

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