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Subsistence use of birds in the Northwest Arctic region, Alaska

Susan Georgette

Subsistence use of birds in the Northwest Arctic region, Alaska

by Susan Georgette

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


Edition Notes

Statementby Susan Georgette
SeriesTechnical paper -- no. 260, Technical paper (Alaska. Dept. of Fish and Game. Division of Subsistence) -- no. 260.
ContributionsAlaska. Dept. of Fish and Game. Division of Subsistence
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.E7 G3345 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24418285M
LC Control Number2008397081
OCLC/WorldCa45457217

RE: Co-Management of Subsistence Use of Polar Bears by Alaska Natives; Conservation of the Alaska-Chukotka Polar Bear Populations. Docket FWS-R7-ES Dear Ms. Cooley, This letter provides comments from Voice of the Arctic Iñupiat (VOAI) to the Fish and. "Subsistence' is the word used to describe a traditional way of life among many Alaska Natives. In a physical sense, it refers to the practice of relying on the surrounding environment as a source.

Alaska Subsistence Spring/Summer Migratory Bird Harvest Regulations Use and Possession of Migratory Birds You may not sell, offer for sale, purchase, or offer to purchase migratory birds, their parts, or eggs, except as provided in this section. • Eligible persons. You . Alaska's coastal communities depend on healthy marine resources to support commercial and recreational fisheries, tourism, and the Alaskan way of life. Our mission at NOAA Fisheries Alaska Regional Office is the science-based stewardship of Alaska’s marine resources and their habitats in the Gulf of Alaska, eastern Bering Sea, and Arctic oceans.

Alaska is the largest U.S. state by area and the seventh largest subnational division in the is the third least populous and the most sparsely populated state, but by far the continent's most populous territory located mostly north of the 60th parallel, with an estimated population of , as —more than quadruple the combined populations of Northern Canada and t city: Anchorage. Subsistence harvest was identified as a threat based on the harvest estimate for the Bering Strait region of Alaska. This estimate was unusually high and inconsistent with data on the species.


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Subsistence use of birds in the Northwest Arctic region, Alaska by Susan Georgette Download PDF EPUB FB2

Annually, up to 20 yellow-billed loons total for the region inadvertently entangled in subsistence fishing nets in the North Slope Region may be kept for subsistence use.

(5) Alaska book Coastal Zone (Cape Thompson north to Point Hope and east along the Arctic Ocean coastline around Point Barrow to Ross Point, including Iko Bay, and 5 miles inland). Northwest Arctic Borough is a borough located in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the census, the population was 7, The borough seat is Kotzebue.

The borough was formed on June 2, According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 40, square miles (, km 2), of wh square miles (92, km 2) is Congressional district: At-large. The Northwest Arctic Borough Subsistence Mapping Project documents local traditional knowledge and scientific information depicting subsistence use (where people hunt, fish, and gather by season) and important ecological areas (where animals feed, breed, raise young, and migrate by season) surrounding the communities of Kivalina, Noatak.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game P.O. Box W. 8th Street Juneau, AK Office Locations. regulations apply to the spring and summer subsistence harvest of migratory birds in Alaska, April 2 through Aug The Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council (Council) reviews and recommends needed modifications to these regulations on an annual basis.

Migratory bird hunting from September 1, through Ma The Northwest Arctic Borough (NAB) is the second largest borough in Alaska, comprising approximat square miles along the Kotzebue Sound, Wullik, Noatak, Kobuk, Selawik, Buckland and Kugruk area encompas sq. miles of land and 4, sq. miles of water.

Alaska’s largest caribou herd, the Western Arctic Herd, numbered aboutanimals as of July according to a census recently completed by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Although this is a slight increase from when the herd was estimated to numbercaribou, department biologists interpret the estimate as.

4 Subsistence Regional Advisor Council eeting Roster REGION 8 Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council Seat Year Apptd Term Expires Member Name and Community 1 Raymond Stoney Kiana 2 Austin Swan Kivalina 3 Hannah Loon Selawik 4 Michael C. Kramer Kotzebue 5 Percy C.

Ballot Sr. Mission. The North Slope Borough is committed to having healthy communities, economically, spiritually and culturally. The Borough works with the tribes, cities, corporations, schools, and businesses to support a strong culture, encourage families and employees to choose a.

Subsistence: Preserving a Way of Life Today, as in the past, many Alaskans live off the land, relying on fish, wildlife and other wild resources. Alaska's natural abundance forms the backbone of life and economy for many people in the state, and indigenous people in Alaska have used these subsistence resources for food, shelter, clothing.

Arctic Region. Alaska habitat management guide. Arctic Region. Volume 1, Life histories and habitat requirements of fish and wildlife. Alaska habitat management guide. Arctic Region. Volume 2, Distribution, abundance, and human use of fish and wildlife.

Northwest Subregion. Alaska habitat management guide. As Arctic sea ice extent diminishes off the northern coast of Alaska, scientists have questioned what kind of impacts this will have on the marine mammals that call the region home – and the subsistence hunters who depend on them.

In a study published Wednesday in Biology Letters, researchers interviewed hunters from 11 coastal villages from the northern Bering Sea to the Beaufort. But for many Alaska Natives, subsistence is more than just food—it is a worldview and a way of life that includes history, culture, traditional values, and customs.

Nineteen year old Keemuel Kenrud was raised in a subsistence lifestyle in Togiak, Alaska, a village on. Every year tens of thousands of Alaska Natives harvest, process, distribute, and consume millions of pounds of wild animals, fish, and plants through an economy and way of life that has come to be termed `subsistence.' Collectively, these varied subsistence activities constitute a way of being and relating to the world, and thus comprise an essential component of Alaska Native identities and.

1 NORTHWEST ARCTIC FEDERAL SUBSISTENCE. 2 REGIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL 8 Northwest Arctic Borough. 9 Kotzebue, Alaska. 10 March 9, 11 a.m. 14 COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: 16 Enoch Shiedt, Chairman. 17 Percy Ballot - (Telephonic) 18 Verne Cleveland. 19 Michael Kramer. We project the effects of transitional changes among 60 vegetation and other land cover types (“ecotypes”) in northwest Alaska over the 21st century on habitats of bird and 39 mammal species known or expected to occur regularly in the region.

This analysis, encompassing a broad suite of arctic and boreal wildlife species, entailed building wildlife-habitat matrices denoting levels of Cited by:   Of the bird and mammal species that call northwest Alaska's arctic and subarctic region their home, of them—or, roughly, 97 percent—could experience some form of.

Arctic Alaska or Far North Alaska is a region of the U.S. state of Alaska generally referring to the northern areas on or close to the Arctic Ocean.

It commonly includes North Slope Borough, Northwest Arctic Borough, Nome Census Area, and is sometimes taken to include parts of the Yukon-Koyukuk Census notable towns there include Prudhoe Bay, Utqiagvik, Kotzebue, Nome, and Galena.

“Alaska Native communities have co-existed with the polar bears for millennia, and the Service recognizes Alaska Natives as a key partner in polar bear conservation,” said Greg Siekaniec, Regional Director for the Alaska Region of the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service. The remaining flora and fauna, including moose, mountain sheep, birds, fish, and plants were insufficient, even in the aggregate, to sustain Nunamiut populations for any length of time.

Large caribou herds in Arctic Alaska, such as the Western Arctic Caribou Herd (WACH), cycle through dramatic changes in. Alaska and the Arctic Dramatic reductions in Arctic sea ice threaten ecosystems and fisheries, disrupt traditional lifestyles, and erode coastlines.

Increasing development activities may boost the region’s economy, but they also increase risks to ecosystems and the environment."A stunningly beautiful nature photography book." -- Wisconsin Bookwatch "Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a handsomely illustrated and unapologetically political volume " -- Appalachia Magazine "Could be used for in-home notes about birding in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge."Salem (OR) Statesman Journal/5(9).

Following sections on Arctic geology, geography, speciation and biogeography, the book provides extensive field coverage of all the region's mammals and birds.

In-depth information on each species includes notes on identification, size, voice, distribution, diet, breeding, taxonomy and by: 3.