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Fortymile caribou herd studies

Davis, James L.

Fortymile caribou herd studies

by Davis, James L.

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Published by State of Alaska, Division of Game, Dept. of Fish and Game in Juneau .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Grants caribou -- Alaska.,
    • Mammal populations -- Alaska.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James L. Davis, Richard Shideler, Robert E. LeResche.
      ContributionsShideler, Richard T., joint author., LeResche, Robert E., joint author., Alaska. Division of Game.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.U55 D39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. in various pagings :
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4379297M
      LC Control Number78623673

        The Fortymile caribou herd has migrated across the Yukon River for the first time in 50 years, marking one of the most remarkable recoveries in .   Fortymile Caribou Herd Question(s) Posted by Matt on Mar 30 I'm hoping I can find someone with some experience on an area or two that the 40 mile caribou travel, and would help answer some questions that I have. Any and all information would be appreciated. Anyways, has anyone here hunted out of Chicken and on the Chicken Trail?

      "It's a subsistence hunt that's intended to bring the community together to reconnect with the Fortymile caribou herd," said Lee Whalen, fish and wildlife manager with the First Nation. While the Fortymile caribou herd's numbers are indeed below some historic estimates, the state's own biologists published a paper in that found signs of nutritional stress among the animals.

        For the first time in 25 years, the Fortymile Caribou herd is open for hunting. The Yukon government imposed a ban on licensed hunting after the hunting season because the herd's population dropped to just 6, animals. But conservation efforts have been successful and there are now an estima Fortymile caribou.   The caribou are known as the Fortymile herd, named for the river that defines their territory. Biologists who study the herd believe it is the first time it .


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Fortymile caribou herd studies by Davis, James L. Download PDF EPUB FB2

4 Fortymile Caribou Herd Harvest Plan – Figure 2. Fortymile caribou herd population estimates – H ARVEST H ISTORY S INCE During the s and s harvest of the FCH was concentrated along the Steese, Taylor, and Top of the World highways, and along the Yukon River near Dawson City.

of animals from the Fortymile Herd and, (2) occasional wintering and rutting in the east-central Brooks Range. In and again insubstantial numbers of Fortymile Herd caribou migrated north from the northwestern Ogilvie Mountains with the Porcupine Herd (Olson, ; Skoog, ).

Fortymile Caribou Herd: A case of infidelity. 12 BACKGROUND The Fortymile Caribou Herd (FCH) was probably the largest caribou (Rangifer tarandus granti) herd in Alaska and one of the largest in the world during the 's.

The herd ranged from Rampart. 15 Summer range ofthe Fortymile herd and migration routes to the winter range 37 16 Winter range and calving grounds ofthe Alaska Peninsula herd 40 v. and the Arctic Institute of North America continued studies ofthe Arctic caribou herd after and most of the information presented here is derived from those studies.

The Fortymile area is home range to this caribou herd, once a massive herd ofanimals, the herd declined to a low of 6, in the mids. A 4-year recovery effort by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game using wolf control increased the herd f to ab   For first time in 25 years, Fortymile herd open for hunting January 6, As the Fortymile caribou herd populations booms, the Yukon government is allowing hunting of the herd for the first time since Between the years of andsatellite collars and 33 GPS collars were placed on caribou from the Teshekpuk Caribou Herd (TCH).

Sixteen bulls and 66 cows were collared. This herd is an important subsistence resource to residents of the North Slope, especially in Barrow, Atqasuk, Wainwright and Nuiqsut, with harvest levels ranging.

The Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group (WG) includes subsistence users, other Alaskan hunters, reindeer herders, hunting guides, transporters and conservationists.

Agency staff, biologists and natural resource managers are advisory to the WG and provided information and support when needed or requested by the group. The group meets once a year, with additional sub-committees meeting.

We are starting to plan a Caribou hunt and would like to hunt the fortymile herd. It seems like 40 mile air is almost impossible to book as a new customer. I was wondering if anyone has experience with any other air service that you would recommend.

We have been chatting with Tok Air. Central Arctic Caribou Herd As its name suggests, the Central Arctic Caribou herd roams the central region of northern Alaska. Smaller than the Porcupine Caribou herd, which travels throughout the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Central Arctic herd was estimated at 70, in and has since declined to 22, in Vulnerability, resilience, remote sensing, tree-ring studies, greening, browning, biome shift.

This is done across a spatial gradient of Fortymile caribou herd density to understand potential impacts of overgrazing on this high density caribou herd. The dwindling population of Fortymile caribou over the last few decades has prompted governments to restrict hunting the herd, including Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation, which asked its citizens to voluntarily refrain from killing any caribou (it recently organized its first community subsistence harvest in two decades).

Inthe Yukon government put a ban on the permit hunt as the. the Fortymile Caribou Herd Management team, and establish strong management goals and standards to protect habitat for the herd.

Management must be consistent with the goal of the Caribou Herd management team: o Restore the diversity of the system and the traditional range of the herd by minimizing development in critical habitat areas.

A limited licensed harvest opportunity for Fortymile caribou is open from August 1 to September 9, When and where can I hunt Fortymile caribou. A summer hunt for Fortymile caribou is open from August 1 to September 9, You can get a permit in person by going to a Department of Environment office.

In total, there will be permits. Denali Herd Demographics. The size of the Denali Herd has fluctuated greatly over the last 80 years.

It once numbered o caribou during the 's and 's. During the 's through the 's, the herd declined to 10, animals but remained somewhat stable. The Fortymile, one of Alaska's 31 herds of caribou living from the Canada border west to Adak Island, is at a modern high number of ab animals, according to a July count by.

As the Fortymile caribou herd populations booms, the Yukon government is allowing hunting of the herd for the first time since The government imposed a ban after the herd dropped to 6, caribou (Rangifer tarandus), but officials say conservation efforts have allowed the herd to increase to 84,“We’re comfortable that there’s sufficient numbers there to have a sustainable.

The AC Co. became the Northern Commercial Company (NC Co.) in and operated at Forty Mile until Yukon’s First Town. It was late in the fall when gold was discovered on the Fortymile River in and too cold to dig on the gravel bars.

About 20 miners camped near the mouth of the Fortymile. The Fortymile, one of Alaska’s 31 herds of caribou living from the Canada border west to Adak Island, is at a modern high number of ab animals, according to a July count by. Caribou from the Fortymile Herd sometimes meander through the rugged high country traversed by the mile Steese Highway between Fairbanks and the community of Circle on the Yukon River.

The road is gravel beyond Milewhere it climbs into the tundra of Twelvemile and Eagle summits, both above 3, feet in elevation. Caribou from the Fortymile Herd are seen during a July photo census. The census counted a herd population of more t caribou, the largest the herd has been since the s. Last year the Fortymile quota was 2, caribou, with 1, allocated to the fall hunt and to the winter hunt.

The department ultimately canceled the .Like other caribou herds, the Fortymile has a history of dramatic booms and busts. In the early s, the herd was considered the largest caribou herd in the state, estimated at more than ,