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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 19, 2015

...Congratulations to Dupre, and we're glad you're in from the cold.Thumbs down to wolf hybrids. In 2002, the Alaska Board of Game declared it illegal to own a wolf hybrid (part dog, part wolf) with few exceptions. That ban hasn't kept some...
Temporary brown-bear hunting closure opposed

...measure to ensure consistency with refuge mandates."More liberal hunting regulations were enacted in 2012 by the Alaska Board of Game. As a result, 168 brown bears, including 42 adult sows, have been killed in the last three years, refuge supervisory...
Waterfowl regulations for 2014 include good news for goose hunters

...daily bag limit for Canada geese, including cackling geese, is four birds with possession limits of eight.The Alaska Board of Game moved to expand the definition of "edible meat" with regard to swans, geese and cranes at the statewide meeting...
Comment period extended on wildlife restrictions

...restrictions generally mirror those in place last year. These restrictions are in response to decisions by the Alaska Board of Game to liberalize hunting seasons and methods for wolves, coyotes, and bears. The board has also rejected proposals...
Board of Game meeting scheduled in Achorage

The Alaska Board of Game will meet March 14-18 in Anchorage at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, located at 600 West 7th Avenue, according...
Alaska Game Board bans drone use by hunters

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Board of Game has decided that hunters will not be assisted by remote-controlled eyes in the skies.The board has voted unanimously to ban...
State | AK legislature
NPS Opens Public Comment on Compendiums

...preserves. These restrictions were in response to actions - generally liberalized predator seasons and means - by the Alaska Board of Game. The NPS earlier this month requested that the Board of Game consider exempting preserves from those provisions...
Kenai bear protection at center of battle

...Morton said.For the spring 2014 hunt, the Alaska Board of Game is further loosening the rules for Kenai brown bears...whom supported more bear hunting."Of course the Alaska Board of Game and many in the Department of Fish and Game want...
Fewer wolf viewings in Denali National Park

...prohibited hunting and trapping in areas where many of the most-viewed wolves winter.Instead, the seven-member Alaska Board of Game voted 4-3 in 2010 to remove the buffer and placed a six-year moratorium on discussing the issue except in the...
Bill Walker announces Craig Fleener as running mate

...was involved in wildlife and subsistence management issues while serving as deputy commissioner. He is a former Alaska Board of Game member and has worked for the Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments. He served in the Marine Corps and currently...
State | Local


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