Reindeer Get Good News Just in Time
December 21, 2012
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced a management
plan for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) that balances
wildlife conservation and energy development in the biggest public
landscape in the nation.
Western Arctic Alaska is one of the most important regions for wildlife
in all the Arctic -- and for migrating birds from around the globe.
Among the species that depend upon critical habitat within the NPR-A are
our 'real' reindeer, or caribou as they are more commonly known in