How to survive in the (Southeast Alaska) wilderness

...woods comes down to spending the night - and successfully spending the night comes down to being prepared says Alaska Department of Fish and Game Information Officer Riley Woodford. Recently, as part of an ongoing series of classes called "Alaskans...
Growing influx of musk oxen prompts Alaska hunt

...Now you're lucky if you don't run into one on a hill."Tony Gorn, a Nome-based biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said he doesn't believe that hunting a few local musk oxen will be a "silver bullet" affecting...
City mulls fence regs to protect moose at the historic Atwood mansion in Anchorage, where a number of moose impalements has prompted criticism.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Jessy Coltrane shot down two moose calves impaled on the mansion fence on the same...
Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Nome of sorts, with people showing up at the center to have their photos taken with it.Scott Kent, with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Nome, says he has no idea why the red king crab is blue, but suspects it's just a mutation...
Soldier mauled by bear was wearing Army protective gear

...telling if the same bear was involved in Sunday's attack, said Jessy Coltrane, a wildlife biologist with Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which also responded to the latest encounter. Coltrane said genetic material from the bear in the...
This week's Southeast sportfish report

Marine boat anglers and shore-based anglers continue to catch hatchery king salmon in Auke Bay, North Douglas, DIPAC, and Fish Creek pond.
SHI aims to rebuild stocks to culturally, archaeologically indicated levels at historical locations

...locations were once more consistent. Though the Alaska Department of Fish and Game says its data don't support either...proliferated.Inconsistent spawn?David Harris, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Juneau-area management biologist...
Time to start picking

...probably because it was such a good spring," said Rosalie Grant, subsistence resource specialist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Division of Subsistence. The berries in the Juneau area may be a week or two early, she said...
Sport fish report for the week of July 7

King salmon Hatchery king salmon fishing continued to be good for both marine boat anglers and shore based anglers in the immediate Juneau area. The local areas where anglers are having luck are: Auke Bay, North Douglas, Shelter Island and Fish Creek.
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs

...Logan, a biologist who studies gray wolves for the U.S. Forest Service.Researchers such as Logan and his Alaska Department of Fish and Game colleagues are tasked with counting the animals in Southeast Alaska. For years that chore meant trapping...


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