Nushagak Peninsula caribou To conserve lichens, managers look to curb Nushagak Peninsula caribou By Isabelle Ross • Feb 6, 2020 USFWS/Andy Aderman Lichens are a critical food source for the caribou herd that lives on the Nushagak Peninsula. But as the caribou thrive, they are depleting the photosynthetic composites they depend on. Close to 100 caribou reported taken in Nushagak Peninsula federal subsistence hunt By Isabelle Ross • Apr 26, 2018 US Fish & Wildlife Nushagak Peninsula federal hunt returns indicate a slightly larger hunt than the long-term average. So far, 95 caribou have been recorded harvested. Managers seek to open Nush caribou to non-locals, same-day airborne By Hannah Colton • Feb 15, 2016 USGS A public meeting on the temporary special action request will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Togiak Refuge. Special action seeks to boost Nushagak Peninsula caribou harvest By Hannah Colton • Jan 20, 2016 U.S. Geological Survey If passed, the proposal to increase harvest limit from 2 to 3 would apply to the current season; the Federal Subsistence Board is holding a public hearing in Dillingham Thursday. Nushagak planning committee looks at ways to increase caribou harvest By Molly Dischner • Dec 22, 2015 ADERMAN/U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE Biologists say more caribou can be harvested from the Nushagak Peninsula herd. Bristol Bay RAC supports liberalizing harvest of Nushagak caribou By Hannah Colton • Nov 5, 2015 Aderman/U.S. Fish & Wildlife A growing herd of about 1400 caribou on the Nushagak Peninsula has prompted proposals to increase bag limit and season length and to allow same-day airborne take.