Wed, Dec 15 | Zoom

Caribou in the Susitna Watershed with Heidi Hatcher

The Nelchina caribou herd, numbering up to 40,000 strong, travels through and lives in the Susitna Watershed for a portion of the year. Join us for a virtual presentation on management of the Nelchina herd with Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Heidi Hatcher.
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Caribou in the Susitna Watershed with Heidi Hatcher

Time & Location

Dec 15, 2021, 5:30 PM
Zoom

About the event

The Nelchina caribou herd, numbering up to 40,000 strong, travels through and lives in the Susitna Watershed for a portion of the year.

Join us on December 15 at 5:30, for a virtual presentation on management of the Nelchina herd with Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Heidi Hatcher. We will learn about how the herd is managed and monitored and how the watershed is important to the herd's continued success.

Heidi Hatcher has served as the Area Wildlife Biologist for the Nelchina herd since 2019. She has a B.S in Ecology and Environmental Biology and a B.A. in Spanish from Appalachian State University, and completed a M.S. in Natural Resources at University of Alaska Fairbanks. She has worked as a ski and snowboard instructors, a backpacking and paddling instructor, hiking guide, and education specialist. While not managing caribou, she enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, archery, and photography adventures with her husband, toddler, and dog.

Bring your questions for this discussion about the Nelchina Herd.

Register on Zoom or watch on facebook live.

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