Alaska Dispatch News Commentary, January 15, 2017

Why can’t Mat-Su Borough keep traps from a few miles of public-use trails?

Why does a very obvious line always have to be crossed before protective action is taken? Why can’t the loudly marching approach to the line precipitate action? Why does the innocence of “before” have to be lost to the wisdom of “after?” Although these questions can apply universally, I apply them here in this writing to the growing threat of trapping in urban areas and along high-use recreational trails.

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