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A map showing the location and boundaries of the public access and hunting closure for the Willow Swamp area in Game Management Unit 14A due to the Deshka Landing Fire. For a downloadable PDF version of the map go to

Hunting and public access to Willow Swamp area restricted due to Deshka Landing Fire

Due to the location of the Deshka Landing Fire and related firefighting activity, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has closed a portion of Game Management Unit 14A to hunting and the Department of Natural Resources has restricted all public access to State lands in the same area. The two agencies issued the closures […]

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Photo courtesy Alaska State Troopers

Wildlife Troopers ask hunters to avoid active wildfire perimeters

As firefighters work on blazes, hunters are urged to adjust plans if necessary Alaska’s unusually volatile and prolonged wildfire season this year has extended into hunting season, creating challenges for firefighting crews and hunters alike. Of particular concern are popular game management units along the highway system between Homer and Talkeetna where several wildfires are […]

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Division of Forestry assists ADF&G with prescribed burn on Delta Junction Bison Range

Lighted drip torch in hand, Sue Rodman tipped the head of the torch toward the ground and began walking across a corner of the Delta Junction Bison Range. A line of flame followed her as a combination of diesel fuel and gasoline dripped from the burning torch onto a mat of dead grass and willow […]

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Little Granite Prescribed burn for moose habitat is cancelled for this spring

(Sutton, AK) – As part of a statewide program to enhance moose habitat, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is coordinating with the Division of Forestry (DOF) to plan and implement a series of mechanical vegetation treatments and prescribed burns. This spring, the department had hoped to burn a 314-acre unit near Sutton at […]

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