Bears in Katmai Preserve need your help!
Every day in October trophy hunters in Alaska are killing bears that have learned to trust humans. The bears are visited by photographers and tourists- until October 1st. Then the hunters come. All of it takes place on Federal Land.
The wildlife here desperately needs your help!
A world without bears is
in the very near future
Trophy hunters are
slaughtering Alaska's bears
Predator control decimates entire populations
Alaska's bears are being
given away to tourists
Bears are tortured for their gall bladders
How can you help?
You have the power to make change in Alaska
1. Don't buy fur or other wild animal products
2. Tell merchants you oppose the sale of fur products
3. Boycott businesses that do commercial trophy hunting
4. Tell others about your experience with bears in
For a printable PDF guide: click here.
5. Contact the Alaska Governor and Alaska Fish and Game
Websites: www.gov.state.ak.us and www.adfg.state.ak.us
6. Urge your Representatives to protect bears
7. Sign our email list to receive info on protecting
8. Support organizations protecting Alaska's wildlife:
Friends of McNeil River - www.mcneilbears.org
Defender's of Wildlife - www.defenders.org
Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) - www.nrdc.org
To be added to "Save Grizzlies" mailing list or for questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is a list of government contacts along with media contacts for the Anchorage Daily News. We urge all concerned citizens to contact everyone on this list including the newspaper and express your disgust over the trophy hunting of bears especially habituated ones. While you're at it express your disgust over Alaska's predator control programs.
Sarah Palin (Alaska Governor)
Denby Lloyd (Commissioner)
Kenton Taylor (Deputy Commissioner of Wildlife)
Kristy Tibbles (Executive Director, Board of Game)
Cliff Judkins (Chairman Board of Game)
Ted Spraker (Vice-Chairman Board of Game)
Anchorage Daily News letters to the editor:
Anchorage Daily News Compass Piece
Or post your letter online:
Katmai Bear Video:
Running time: 5 minutes.
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