The Alaska Board of Game has a stranglehold on Alaska's wildlife. And it wants to pull the noose even tighter. HB 256 and SB 176 would take away even the pretense of using science as a management tool. Even worse, HB 348 would silence Alaskan voters by denying them the power of initiatives and referendums to voice their opposition to aerial wolf and wildlife shooting. The Board of Game has truly made it clear it wants unilateral control of Alaska's wildlife, unimpeded by either science or voters.
-- Andrea Veach
EDITOR'S NOTE: The writer is a volunteer for the Alaska Wildlife Alliance.