lived and traveled on the Yukon, I've seen what too many predators
and not enough moose is like.
circle villages eating dogs, snared and trapped animals. I'm
no expert on wolves. However, we carry guns, and also in the
summer for bears. I'm for predator control on the Yukon Flats
as well. Control them or they control us.
we can't depend on salmon and the moose count are low, the
villagers get [angry] at the city people coming in. They have
the option of inexpensive stores. With the climate change,
it gets harder to work with the set hunting schedule. Our
groceries are mostly the Native foods: that live on land,
swim, fly or grow--that is our choice.
not get the statistics of dogs eaten by wolves for "Friends
of Animals" so they can face reality. I'm sure more dogs
were eaten than are going to be killed. Anyone lose any good
dogs to wolves lately?
we're at it:
open up hunting on the railroad corridor. One year the train
killed approximately 300 moose.
someone said, only kill predators during seasons.
long term, possibly snaring and trapping classes in needed
could use a service where people can bring meat and/or fish
and give to those who want or need it? (In the cities.)
an Alaska Native with moose as one of my main food sources,
I'm for predator control. Let's work together and educate
the ignorant so we can all get along.
very expensive to live in the rural areas, and not everyone
prefers city food. Please leave alone those who want to eat
Solomon / Fort Yukon