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Friday, January 28, 2022

To Sean Parnell – Beluga Whales? Told You So.

By Wickersham’s Conscience WC’s readers will recall that back in June 2011, WC was critical – well, vitriolic, really – of Governor Parnell’s decision to litigate the endangered species classification of the Cook Inlet Beluga Whales. Because Parnell’s other bad decisions had removed Alaskan officials from the group that develops the recovery plan, Alaska had no seat at the table that would affect use of Cook Inlet for decades. All the eggs were in the litigation basket, and the basket was ridiculously flimsy. Today the State’s basket collapsed and its eggs all broke: Chief U.S. District Judge Lambreth threw out the…

Beluga Watch!

Interested in participating in a study of beluga whales in Cook Inlet?  A group looking to study the absence and presence of beluga whales along the coast of Cook Inlet, and more fully understand the habitat needs of these amazing animals will be hosting a training session. If you are interested in being a participant in the study, all you need to do is bring yourself and your enthusiasm tonight to the BP Energy Center from 6:30-8:45 to learn how to help in this effort. The training session will feature speakers Barbara Mahoney of NOAA, and wildlife biologist Tamara McGuire who has…