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The myth of suicidal lemmings

...mythical event is something else. "Disney had to have gotten that idea from somewhere," said McDonough, the Alaska wildlife biologist. Disney likely confused dispersal with migration, he added, and embellished a kernel of truth. Lemming populations...
State to pay $400,000 to educate residents on wolf killing

...almost five years ago. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates there are 7,000 to 11,000 wolves in Alaska. Wildlife biologists say that population can sustain an annual harvest of 30 percent to 40 percent. The number of wolves the state...
2 grizzlies killed near Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - Alaska wildlife biologists are hustling to keep up with numerous grizzly bear sightings in the interior, including two that led to the animals being shot...
Official: Suspension of Alaska wildlife biologist unrelated to 2006 article on polar bears

JUNEAU - The recent suspension of Alaska wildlife biologist Charles Monnett is unrelated both to an article that he wrote about presumably drowned Arctic polar bears and to his scientific...
Alaska residents warned about aggressive cow moose

ANCHORAGE - Alaska wildlife biologists are warning about the dangers of moose calving season after several people were injured in the past week by protective cows, including...
Probe reopened in whistleblower case

ANCHORAGE - Federal prosecutors who look into the treatment of whistleblowers are reopening the case of an Alaska wildlife biologist who successfully sued the U.S. Forest Service and died of a heart attack days after his job was eliminated...
No caribou to view

...Opponents claim that ADF&G opposes the measure. Is that why area biologists are under a gag order? Every Alaska wildlife biologist I have spoken with supports ballot measure 1. They recognize the danger to the resource by having what should...
Hard winters take a toll on deer

...scaled back. Hunting season was closed in the Petersburg, Kupreanof and Kuiu Island area of central Southeast Alaska. Wildlife biologist Matt Kirchhoff said the deer population rebounded quickly in many areas, such as the ABC Islands (Admiralty...
Photo: Remembering Sigurd Olson

...celebration of the life of his father at the Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Sigurd Olson, a renowned Alaska wildlife biologist, died Dec. 21 at the age of 85. More than 100 people attended the tribute to his life.


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