Marine Mammal Stranding Response

On the North Slope, if you find a marine mammal that is not looking healthy or is acting strange, please contact: North Slope Borough Department of Wildlife Management at 907-852-0350 (days) or 907-750-5486 (evenings/weekends)

In the Bering Strait region, contact: Eskimo Walrus Commission at 1-877-277-4392 or Gay Sheffield (UAF-Marine Advisory Program) at 1-800-478-2202

From anywhere in the state of Alaska, you can call the Marine Mammal Stranding Network at 1-877-925-7773.

Oil Spill Response for Oiled Wildlife

If you find any fish, marine mammals, birds or other wildlife that have been exposed to an oil spill, please contact: North Slope Borough Department of Wildlife Management at 907-852-0350 (days) or 907-750-5486 (evenings/weekends)

Polar Bear Patrol

For assistance with Polar Bears coming into the village, contact your local PSO. The officer will contact the Polar Bear Patrol personnel. 

Banner photo credit: Brian Person