My Turn: The Alexander Archipelago Wolf

...species under the Endangered Species Act.The statehood act gave Alaska complete ownership of wildlife. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game manages the game. ADF&G reports Alaska's wolf population at 7,000 to 11,000, with the highest...
A new season of wildlife on Wednesdays

...and photographer Bob Armstrong. He is a former Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist and University of Alaska Southeast...photographing Alaska's wildlife.? Karin McCoy, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist, will talk about Sitka...
Early closure to mountain goat hunting season

Biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game in Douglas on Thursday announced an early closure to the mountain goat hunting season from Eagle Glacier and Eagle River...
Homeless man in Anchorage uses homemade spear to kill bear by attaching the long knife blade to the branch, said Dave Battle, the Anchorage-area biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Battle said Tandler threw the spear at the cub, hitting it in the side. The bear ran for about 20...
Alaska Editorial: Slaughter of two dozen animals for ivory a callous, cowardly act

...and Alaskan coasts where foraging trips may be more limited to foraging grounds nearby," a statement on the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's website states. "Calves and yearlings suffer increased mortality on terrestrial haulouts when...
Wood bison finding home in Alaska

...not long ago."It's turning out better than I could have hoped for," said Seaton, a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks. He is head of a project in which 130 wood bison are now roaming the low grass and sedge...
Empire Editorial: Don't butter up the bears

...with an electric fence, and animal foods and bird feeders neatly tucked away until the end of October. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has published numerous articles on this topic, and we highly recommend readers take a look at what...
Man used phone to call 911 after bear attack

...High's injuries as major when he was flown from the scene to Anchorage. Troopers were unable to find the bear.Alaska Department of Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms said High was accustomed to walking the dog through the area, which has a...
Black bear with head stuck in jug tranquilized, relocated

...faux helmet and relocated outside of Juneau on Tuesday.Stephanie Sell, an area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, confirmed late Tuesday afternoon she tranquilized the male bear at 1:11 p.m. before removing...
Local | Outdoors
Emergency listing sought for Prince of Wales Island wolves

...said.In the mid-1990s, Prince of Wales had a population of about 300 wolves, according to the groups. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game last summer concluded that the midrange estimate of wolves for 2014 was 89 animals and perhaps as few...


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