Our enforcement activities support the regional and national interests and objectives of the Service in the sound management of the nation's fish and wildlife resources by regulating those human activities that can have an adverse effect on wildlife populations. We also work to further international conservation efforts by enforcing treaties and U. S. laws that help foreign countries protect their indigenous wildlife species.
Land Ownership and the Law
Land ownership patterns in southwest Alaska are a mix of Federal, State, Native corporation, and private lands. As such, there are a variety of regulations and enforcement agencies that you should be aware of if you are planning to visit this area. The links below are intended as a resource to help you familiarize yourself with some of these regulations and agencies.
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Their scientific name means "tooth walker." Males can weigh more than 3300 pounds.