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Board extends deadline, expands topics for next year's meeting

JUNEAU - The Alaska Board of Game has extended the deadline for proposed changes to statewide regulations pertaining to hunting, trapping and the use of game to...
Board of Game rejects wolf buffer zone near Denali National Park

ANCHORAGE - Alaska wildlife officials have rejected an effort to re-establish a ban on wolf kills near Denali National Park and Preserve.
Young male wolf found dead in Denali, cable snare on neck

...doesn't plan to lobby the game board again. He said that would be futile."I'm pretty much done with the (Alaska) Board of Game," he said. "They're so ideologically opposed to doing anything."Instead, he wants to lobby the state...
The story behind the return of the wood bison

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game's reintroduction of wood bison to the Lower Innoko/Yukon Rivers area has made the news lately.
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 19, 2015

Thumbs up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Today is a state and national holiday, and for good reason. The Fourth of July is an annual reminder of all the good things America has to offer. Memorial Day reminds us of the cost paid to protect America.
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

Alaska goose hunters will be allowed larger bag limits this season, depending upon where in the state they hunt and what goose species they pursue, thanks to changes in the 2014-2015 migratory bird hunting regulations.
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...
NPS Opens Public Comment on Compendiums

National Park Service compendiums for Alaska are now open for a 30-day public comment period.
Kenai bear protection at center of battle

ANCHORAGE - This year on the Kenai Peninsula, hunters killed a record 46 brown bears- more than five times the average - under dramatically liberalized state hunting rules, and federal wildlife managers became so concerned they took the unprecedented step of temporarily shutting down the sport hunt on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.


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