Alaska's Governors Advocate Managing Alaska's Fish and Game for Abundance
Governor Sean Parnell harvesting wild food west of Fairbanks.
"Following Alaska's constitutional and statutory direction, we will continue to manage wildlife for abundance and provide for multiple use, including the use of wildlife resources by Alaskan families for food."
- Sean Parnel, Governor of Alaska (July, 2009)
"... a healthier Alaska via personal responsibility, and subsisting more on our pure and plentiful Alaskan food sources! It’s why we protect our waters and soils from pollutants, and it’s a reason we manage our wildlife for abundance."
- Sarah Palin, Former Governor of Alaska (State of the State Speech, January 22, 2009)
DefendersofWildFood.org is a national effort dedicated to educating people regarding the importance of wildlife to the culture and diet of Alaskans.