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The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has produced a variety of videos, presentations, audio files, and other multimedia content, highlighting the beauty of Alaska, the incredible nature of our wildlife, and the broad scope of related management and outdoor activities of interest to Alaskans and visitors alike.
Top 5 most recently added videos
Steller seas lion movements in the Gulf of Alaska
This two-minute animation shows the movements of seven GPS-tagged female Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska just south of the island of Kodiak. The animals were tagged by sea lion researchers in October 2019 and tracked over the subsequent fall and winter months. The edge of the continental shelf is depicted, with deeper water in the lower right corner. See the Alaska Fish and Wildlife News article for full details. “This work is funded by a NOAA Species Recovery Grant to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (Award NA18NMF4720088). The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA Fisheries or the U.S. Department of Commerce. These federal dollars require matching funds. Our program’s continued research depends contributions of non-federal matching dollars as both cash and in-kind services. All work and photographs are authorized by the ADF&G Animal Care and Use Committee and NOAA Permit 22298.”
Alaskans Afield_Wildlife Safety for New Hunters
Wildlife Education Specialists Mike Taras and Marian Snively discuss what to consider and how to prepare to stay safe around wildlife while hunting. Bear safety is the primary focus, but there is also some basic information about interactions with moose or wolves.
To bring awareness to the plight of the critically endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale and foster local pride, awareness, and stewardship, ADF&G teamed with partners NOAA Fisheries, Defenders of Wildlife, Alaska Wildlife Alliance, Friends of the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge, and Beluga Whale Alliance to create a Belugas Count! animated short. During the spring and fall this isolated population of belugas return to near shore areas in Cook Inlet – an event to celebrate and bring focus to this critically endangered species. The public can help protect and recover these whales by reporting live whale sightings to the Cook Inlet Photo-ID project (www.cookinletbelugas.com). These reports may be used in research to support beluga whale recovery. Dead, stranded, or injured whales should be immediately reported to the NOAA Fisheries 24-hour stranding hotline: 1- 877-925-7773 For questions or more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
This video summarizes the method used by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to estimate the population size of various caribou herds in Alaska. A ten-minute bird's eye view of a wildlife phenomenon few people get to see.
Cook Inlet Beluga Whales in our backyard!
Cook Inlet beluga whales are a critically endangered species that are visible from the shores of Cook Inlet, Alaska. Find out where belugas are currently being seen and report your own sightings and submit photos to www.CookInletBelugas.com. Information you provide may help researchers learn more about their distribution, habitat use, social structure and reproduction. For more information about beluga news and events visit https://www.facebook.com/BelugasCount/