Next photocensus summer 2016

Efforts to conduct a photocensus (count of the caribou herd based on aerial photos) in summer of 2015 were unsuccessful due to poor visibility. The next attempt to get an […]

New Hunting Regulations in Effect

There are been changes to both state and federal hunting regulations for caribou in Northwest Alaska this year that hunters need to be aware of. Look up state hunting regulations […]

235,000 caribou as of july 2013

  The latest census result for the Western Arctic Caribou Herd is 235,000 caribou. That is a 27% decline from the last census of 325,000 animals in 2011. Read the […]

Check out the revised Management Plan

In 2011 the Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group completed the revisions to the Managmenet Plan. It is available in hard copy and also as a PDF. To receive a […]