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Wildlife Wednesday: Southeast's moose

...Chapter's upcoming Wildlife Wednesday, a monthly series of lectures. Kevin White, a research biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, will give a talk called "Ecology of Moose in Southeast Alaska." He's done field projects on moose...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/wildlife-wednesday-southeasts-moose
Outdoors
UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

Recent Board of Fisheries appointee Roland Maw's relationship with the state government has been mischaracterized, according to the president of the fisheries organization where Maw served as executive director.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/ucida-pres-maw-doesnt-oppose-state-mana
State | AK legislature
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Assault ? At 5:53 a.m.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/police-fire-tuesday-jan-27-2015
Local
My Turn: Walker's appointment may district from agenda

...did not interview and then submit Maw's name to him as being qualified to serve as the commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Walker appointed Sam Cotten as acting commissioner in November, right after he asked the sitting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-28/my-turn-walkers-appointment-may-distr
Opinion
BOF head Johnstone resigns

KENAI - Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Karl Johnstone resigned Tuesday, and a longtime Cook Inlet commercial fisheries advocate has been nominated to replace him. Gov.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-22/bof-head-johnstone-resigns
State
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

Bill Walker and Byron Mallott ran on a unity ticket. They argued that it's high time to quit letting major political parties fragment our statewide community as each battles to dominate the others.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-alaska-department-fish-and-ga
Opinion
Alaska officials investigate bite from illegal wolf hybrid

...Attorney General Carole Holley said. The animals were being held there as evidence in a court case.In 2002, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game regulation made it unlawful to possess or sell a wolf hybrid without a permit issued by the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-19/alaska-officials-investigate-bite-illeg
State
Legislators file first round of bills

Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III and other members of the House Democratic minority caucus have reintroduced a bill that would create a statewide, voluntary pre-kindergarten program. Reps.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/legislators-file-first-round-bills
Local | AK legislature
2015 Fireside lectures begin today

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary kicks off the 2015 Fireside Lecture season today with a talk on the cross-Admiralty Island canoe route.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/2015-fireside-lectures-begin-today
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Not just a pretty pelt: marten in Southeast Alaska

...family (Mustelidae) with a pelt too luxurious for its own good, is Alaska's most sought furbearer. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates marten generate between $1 and $2 million in revenue annually.On a recent trudge up into...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/beaten-path-not-just-pretty-pelt-mar
Outdoors

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