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The island life of Kenai Refuge brown bears

Every year, Alaskans head to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge for boating, hiking, fishing, spotting animals, and much more. An increasing number of people are calling the Kenai Peninsula home, too. A few hundred brown bears call the peninsula home as well—and human expansion and human-caused deaths of those bears pose a huge risk to that population.… Read More

Speak out for wildlife in the Kenai Refuge

In June 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed allowing manipulative and dangerous hunting practices, such as baiting brown bears, on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

This proposed rule would also allow trapping of wolves, lynx and other animals dangerously close to popular trails, campgrounds and recreation areas used by people with children and pets.… Read More