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Wood bison finding home in Alaska

...eating. He issued this report on the creatures, most of which had been living for years in captivity at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage."Now that I've seen them on the landscape for a few months, I'm confident they can do...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-09-25/wood-bison-finding-home-alaska
Outdoors
Wood bison bulls take barge

...imported to Alaska in 2008 and staged at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage until details for reintroduction...be delivered by truck and barge from the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.Breeding season usually starts in July...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/wood-bison-bulls-take-barge
State
Wood bison make it to village; release planned

...weigh more than 2,000 pounds and cows up to 1,200 pounds.Wood bison from Canada were imported to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in 2008 but restoration of the threatened species was delayed. Landowners didn't want their property...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-30/wood-bison-make-it-village-release-plan
State
Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it's a big deal

...bison reintroduction program in 1992. The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, located near Girdwood, working with ADF...wood bison reintroduction check out the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center's website: http://www.alaskawildlife...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/beaten-path-wood-bison-are-back-its-
Outdoors
Changes planned on highway at site of fatal crash

...danger and congestion.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the upgrades are planned near the entrance to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, an increasingly popular tourist destination.Friday's fatal crash happened when a tour bus carrying...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-05/changes-planned-highway-site-fatal-cras
State
Controversy lingers over Moose Mamas' mission to raise orphaned calves

...either in-state or Outside zoos or animal preserves. Other Alaska facilities, such as the Alaska Zoo and Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, can care for orphaned calves but cannot release them back into the wild. When those spaces are filled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/controversy-lingers-over-moose-mamas-mi
State
Wood bison bulls take barge to meet transplanted herd

...imported to Alaska in 2008 and staged at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage until details for reintroduction...be delivered by truck and barge from the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.Breeding season usually starts in July...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-26/wood-bison-bulls-take-barge-meet-tra
Outdoors
Wood bison healthy in wild after March reintroduction

...being given time to recover from the plane ride.Before that, the bison were living in captivity at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center near Girdwood.The new herd has been separated into group sizes typical of wild bison and quickly became...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-13/wood-bison-healthy-wild-after-march-rei
State
The story behind the return of the wood bison

...founding population of wood bison. Without the foresight and tenacity of Mike Miller and the staff of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) in Portage, we would not have the healthy, fit animals that were released. Mike and his staff have...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/story-behind-return-wood-bison
Opinion
Girdwood students learn about wildlife careers

ANCHORAGE - A man stood in the bucket of a green front-loader truck at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center on Wednesday afternoon. He gripped the leg of a moose, holding it over three bears who paced below."The deceased is ready...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-05/girdwood-students-learn-about-wildlife-
State

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