Addressing Alaskans: Planning to Keep Big, Wild Life in Anchorage

Anchorage neighborhood moose scavenging for some McDonalds scraps. Photo by Kristin Spack

Wildlife biologist, Rick Sinnott has been studying and interacting with Anchorage moose, bears, birds, foxes, coyotes and wolves  for over thirty years.  From DNA sampling bears to putting GPS collars on wolves and moose, Sinnott discusses how he tracks Anchorage’s animal populations for urban planning purposes.  Most Alaskans agree wildlife adds to the quality of life, which is why Sinnott aims for “Planning to Keep Big, Wild Life in Anchorage.”

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RECORDED: Wednesday March 10, 2010

AIRED ON KSKA: Thursday April 15, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEATS: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:00 p.m.


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