Poll show Alaskans oppose hunting changes

    Fairbanks, Alaska (KINY) A new poll shows most Alaskans oppose changes proposed to hunting regulations on federal preserves proposed by the Trump Administration.

    The poll conducted by the Remington Research Group and released by the Humane Society of Alaska found 71 percent of Alaskans opposed the use of artificial light to attract hibernating bears and their cubs out of dens to kill them.

    69 percent opposed hunting bears with dogs in packs.  75 percent opposed hunting caribou with motor boats.  60 percent opposed bear baiting stations.  57 percent opposed killing wolves and coyotes in their dens.

    The Department of Interior and the National Park Service are currently accepting public comment on the rule changes.

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