Central Arctic Caribou Herd Population Crashes

Fish and Game is warning hunters to expect a shorter season and lower bag limits next year, as the Central Arctic Caribou Herd population plummeted.

“Since it peaked in 2010 at 70,000 animals, the size of the Central Arctic herd has fallen 69 percent — to 50,000 in 2013 and 22,000 this year. The herd often calves in and around Prudhoe Bay.” Read the rest of the article here Central Arctic Heard Takes A Population Dive