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UAS fish tech program has in-state focus

KETCHIKAN - More than half a dozen fish-centric University of Alaska community campuses around the state are educating an upcoming generation of fisheries technology professionals with the University of Alaska Southeast's fisheries technology program.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/uas-fish-tech-program-has-state-focus
State
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

...fishermen should see a total run of 5.8 million sockeye during the 2015 fishing season.Of those, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates that about 2.1 million will make it past boats, beach nets, dipnets and individual lines in...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-for
Outdoors
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...level not seen since 2000, with Bristol Bay comprising 98 percent of them. And, the cherry on top: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game released its extraordinary sockeye forecast for Bristol Bay's 2015 season. In it, the agency estimates...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-12/my-turn-bristol-bay-salmon-are-spotli
Opinion
Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...people.Hunters and dog trainers introduced pigeons to Fairbanks, said Cathie Harms, spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The best way to deter them, she said, is to eliminate their food source."We are aware that some people...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/annual-pigeon-dung-problem-grows-across
State
Educator Spotlight: Elisabeth Hauser

Editor's note: Educator Spotlight is a reoccurring segment in partnership with the Juneau Education Association and Juneau Empire, which highlights a single educator in the Juneau School District.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/educator-spotlight-elisabeth-hauser
Neighbors
Small size, big appetites

...seven-hundredths of an ounce). For purposes of comparison, a penny weighs about three grams, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Notebook.Although our shrews are very small, elsewhere in Alaska there lives a rather rare species...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/small-size-big-appetites
Outdoors
Letter: Wanton waste

...Going on to diminish the significance of the crime by saying it resulted from a lack of understanding of Alaska Department of Fish and Game laws is even more abhorrent.The two men in question obviously knew enough about Fish and Game laws to understand...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-11-28/letter-wanton-waste
Letters
Thanksgiving turkey shoot event Saturday

...is hosted by the Juneau Gun Club, the Juneau Shooting Sports Foundation, the Juneau Archery Club and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. For more information go online to http://www.juneaugunclub.com.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/thanksgiving-turkey-shoot-event-satu
Outdoors
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

SITKA - Just a few decades ago, researchers were repurposing kitchen timers to test how deep marine mammals can dive. Now they can track the same animals in real time.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/whalefest-explores-gizmos-gadgets-cetac
Local
170,000 fish in hand

As you read this sentence, a Douglas Island Pink and Chum hatchery worker likely has one of one million young Chinook salmon in hand.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/170000-fish-hand
Outdoors

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