Caribou Hunting & Science

640px-CaribouAlaska’s immense herds of caribou are one of the natural wonders of the world. Imagine seeing and hearing tens of thousands of animals migrating across the tundra. This edition of Outdoor Explorer is about these magnificent animals. We’ll learn about the science and ecology of the herds, viewing them, and hunting. Caribou are a critical part of northern ecosystems, and an important source of meat for rural Alaskans and urban hunters. 

Listen now:

HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS: 

  • Nick Demma, caribou biologist, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
  • Jeff Williams, assistant refuge manager, Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
  • Paxson Woelber, writer and adventurer

LINKS:

BROADCAST: Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. AKDT

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