Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) Publication Details

Keeping Nelson Island muskox population on target

  • Reference: Richards, K. 2023. Keeping Nelson Island muskox population on target. Alaska Fish & Wildlife News, May 2023. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation, Juneau.
  • Audiences: Child or Youth or Student, General Public, Teacher or Educator
  • Authors: Keane Richards
  • Funding Sources:
  • Grants:
  • GMUs or Areas: 18, 22
  • Keywords: Western Alaska, Nelson Island, 1930s, Ovibox moschatus, muskoxen, Greenland muskox, Nunivak Island, Bering Sea, translocation, translocated, Rylee Johnson, Ellis Johnson, Rafe Johnson, Toksook Bay, Tununak, Nightmute, Mertarvik, Newtok, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Clarence Road National Wildlife Refuge, Richard Curtis, Nelson Island Cooperative Management Plan, Chefornak, Patrick Jones, predators, Yukon-Delta, re-introduction
  • Link: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=wildlifenews.view_article&articles_id=1064
  • Partners: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Primary Authors: Keane Richards
  • Programs: Wildlife Management, Wildlife Information
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  • Publication Types: News Article
  • Regions: Region III - Interior and Northeastern Alaska, Region V - Arctic and Western Alaska
  • Species: Muskox
  • Species Categories: Big Game, Mammals
  • Title: Keeping Nelson Island muskox population on target
  • Topics: Board of Game, Hunting, Distribution and Movements (including Migration), Population Abundance and Trends (Survey Inventory), Exotic or Nonnative Species, Population Composition and Demographics, Harvest, Spatial Statistics
  • Year: 2023

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