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House OKs higher hunting, fishing fees

...voted 33-7 Wednesday on a bill to increase hunting and fishing license fees as a way to raise revenue for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.House Bill 137 is the first significant change to resident hunting and fishing fees in 24 years and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/house-oks-higher-hunting-fishing-fees
State | AK legislature
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. It's truly remarkable...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/story-behind-return-wood-bison
Opinion
Pinks predicted to carry season, again

...year cycles, are expected to carry the year for commercial fishermen once again.For Southeast Alaska, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game predicts a total harvest of a little more than 1.1 million sockeye, 2.9 million coho, 58 million...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/pinks-predicted-carry-season-again
Outdoors
Alaska Chapter of Wildlife Society to meet in Juneau

...registration is available for $100. For more information, see twsalaskameeting.com or contact Scott Brainerd, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (scott.brainerd@alaska.gov) or Grant Hilderbrand, National Park Service (grant_hilderbrand...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/alaska-chapter-wildlife-society-meet-june
Art
Alaska Editorial: In Kenai, it's time to talk fishing

...been a bone of contention in recent years as they continue to grow in popularity. According to date from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, 35,989 people applied for personal-use permits - an all-time high. Fish and Game found the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-15/alaska-editorial-kenai-its-time-talk-
Opinion
Wildlife Society to honor Flynn, Larsen with lifetime achievement awards

...available for $100. For more information, see http://twsalaskameeting.com or contact Scott Brainerd, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (scott.brainerd@alaska.gov) or Grant Hilderbrand, National Park Service (grant_hilderbrand...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/wildlife-society-honor-flynn-larsen-
Outdoors
Black bear family roams Anchorage neighborhood looking for food

ANCHORAGE - A family of five black bears is roaming an Alaska neighborhood, toppling trash cans as the group rummages for food and scaring some residents who believe the animals are the same ones seen in the area last summer.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14/black-bear-family-roams-anchorage-neigh
State
Black bear family roams Alaska neighborhood looking for food

ANCHORAGE - A family of five black bears is roaming an Alaska neighborhood, toppling trash cans as the group rummages for food and scaring some residents who believe the animals are the same ones seen in the area last summer.The sow and four cubs were last seen Sunday in the Government Hill neighborhood near downtown Anchorage, the Alaska Dispatch News, an Anchorage newspaper, reported."We don't have one bear, that's a problem," resident Rebecca Rogers said. "We have five."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/black-bear-family-roams-alaska-neighbor
State
Wild and weird: Small mammals in Southeast

...traps a lynx near Petersburg.Why?For animals that arrived naturally, it comes down to two things, said Alaska Department of Fish and Game Information Officer Riley Woodford. First, the Taku, Chilkat, Unuk, Stikine and Alsek Rivers serve...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/wild-and-weird-small-mammals-southea
Outdoors
What's happening this week, April 1

...Small mammals, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, Thunder Mountain High School Library. Riley Woodford of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will speak about small mammals in Southeast Alaska, from bats to black marmots. The talk is called...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-01/events-and-presentations
Art

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