Needs Predator Control So Families Can Eat;City Needs
to the Editor / Anchorage Daily News / July 5,
I notice that quite a few articles about bear problems
in the Anchorage area have been in the Daily News. Maybe
transporting a couple of packs of wolves from Unit 19D to
the area would change a few opinions on predator control
and the bear baiting initiative that is up for a vote this
I guarantee a pack of wolves would cure any loose pet problems, and once they
discovered beef, pork and poultry taste good, I imagine a few people would think
predator control isn't such a bad thing.
It doesn't cost much for bears to be relocated in the Anchorage area, but people
sure complained about the money spent for bear relocation out of McGrath. And
now they want to take bear baiting away from the Interior and all of Alaska.
Why so much coverage on a few bears when many families in 19D didn't get a moose
and now can't feed their kids meat for the winter? No one out here wants to terminate
all the bears and wolves in our area, which some groups of people would have
you believe, but to control them so people can feed their families in the winter.
-- Clinton Goods / Takotna
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