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Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...According to Ed Jones, a fisheries biologist at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Stikine is the largest watershed...Regional Supervisor for the habitat division at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. She said that without any previous...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
Scholarship winners give back

...Travis and Trevor have all been recipients of an award. Doug Larsen is the Douglas regional supervisor for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and has had a career in wildlife management and research for more than 30 years. "I consider the Golden...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/scholarship-winners-give-back
Local
Senators push for fish research in Juneau

...fishermen." In 2013, southeast Alaska harvested a record of 272 million salmon from the region, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The value of the harvest was at $691.1 million, second only to the $724 million harvest in 1988...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05/senators-push-fish-research-juneau
Local
Fisheries managers: Lend me your ear(bones)

...stores information about the fish's biology and environment," said Dion Oxman, program director for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Mark, Tag and Age Lab. Lab workers concern themselves with the sagittae, the largest of the three...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/fisheries-managers-lend-me-your-earbone
Local
Alaska Editorial: Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...members have been equipped with the knowledge to do so by their experience and the research and hard work of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.A ballot initiative to ban a gear type has the potential to allow hundreds of thousands of Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-03/alaska-editorial-setnet-initiative-in
Opinion
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...T-shirt - explained how his encounters with bears have shaped his art. On Bearfest's first day, retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist John Hechtel explained the psychology behind what happens when a bear meets a human on a forested...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/wrangell-cause-grin-bear
Local
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...first permittee, a refrigerator salesman from Anchorage, as a reporter and photographer. At the time, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game managed the muskox herd on Nunivak, sharing jurisdiction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
Opinion
Oral history being recorded from the Upper Kobuk

...documents will also include decades of fish surveys and inventories collected by the Ambler community and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Commack said all the information will be reviewed by the community's elders and then distributed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/oral-history-being-recorded-upper-kobuk
State
Sport fish report for the week of July 28

King salmon Marine boat anglers and shore-based anglers reported catching fewer adult king salmon and more feeder kings this past week compared to previous months.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/sport-fish-report-week-july-28
Outdoors
Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...propertyAttempted deterrents have included rubber bullets, bear decoys and bear urine, but those have proven unsuccessful.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Tony Gorn said the best strategy so far has been moving the herds on a case-by-case basis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/wildlife-troopers-cite-nome-woman-musk-
State

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