MISSION:

We will conserve, develop, and use our fish, wildlife, and plants for the well-being of our people and future generations.

VISION:

Our way of life and cultural tradition is unified and strong. We are competent and responsible stewards of our resources.

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T: 907-822-4466

E: connect@ahtnatribal.org

 

Mailing Address:

PO Box 613    Glennallen, AK  99588

Physical Address:

Mile 187 Glenn Hwy    Glennallen, AK 99588

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Carnivore Stewardship 

AITRC is working in partnership with Ahtna, Incorporated to better understand bear distributions and population levels within the Ahtna Traditional Use Territory. Preliminary results demonstrate that there are greater numbers of bears in the sample areas than state and federal resource managers previously thought.

 

The method involves trapping hair samples from the bears who visit scientific baiting sites, which are then sent off for DNA analysis in order to identify the number of individual bears in each area.