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Population decline prompt Kuiu marten closure

SITKA, ALASKA Both the state and federal governments have shutdown the trapping season for marten on Kuiu Island – indefinitely.
Studies conducted over the last two years indicate that the marten population on Kuiu is now among the lowest in Southeast Alaska. Biologists are concerned that trapping pressure, combined with natural mortality, could lead to even greater declines.
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