By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Assembly opposes listing Alexander Archipelago wolf as endangered species


The borough assembly has issued a unanimous statement of opposition to a petition by conservation groups to list the Alexander Archipelago wolf as an endangered species.

Earlier last month, the assembly considered signing a petition against listing the wolf but decided not to, opting instead to draft its own statement, which it approved Feb. 28.

The opposition petition, which was drafted by the Klawock Fish and Game Advisory Council and has been circulating through Southeast communities, argues that an endangered listing likely would lead to additional hunting and trapping restrictions, imposi...

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