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Science, not politics needed at the Dep't of Fish and Game

...U.S. and Canadian wildlife officials. Maw also brings a firm commitment to local decision making by individual area biologists, the folks who have boots on the ground and are trained to make scientific decisions in real time, something that...
Officials urge drivers to be cautious in high moose areas

...central Kenai Peninsula Highways in areas that have high collision rates, Netschert said.Jeff Selinger, Soldotna-area biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said moose hug the roadsides for survival purposes during the winter...
Freezer raiders are claws for alarm

...the state. The meat will be donated to a charity of the troopers' choosing.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Area biologist Stephanie Sell urged Juneau homeowners to be responsible by adequately securing bear attractants, such as food and...
State biologist charged with hunting violation

...trying to salvage the animal, he said.Herreman is area biologist for the Homer office of the state Fish and Game Department...He has been placed on administrative leave, Kenai area biologist Jeff Selenger said.Alaska Wildlife Trooper Trent...
Bears emerging from slumber

Bears in Southeast Alaska are waking up. Ryan Scott, Area Biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Wildlife Conservation, said he's received about five to seven calls about...
Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...the Kenai River's popularity lies, at least partially, in its accessibility, said Pat Shields, ADFG commercial area biologist. "Literally, you can fly from, say, Miami, Florida, on a jet and land in Anchorage, get on a plane or a car...
Arrow removed from Fairbanks moose's nose

...agitated with it."The hunter who shot the moose in late September had called to report the injured animal, assistant area biologist Tony Hollis said. The hunter said he had a clean shot at the animal's heart but it moved its head at the last second...
State to kill wolves on Kenai Peninsula game unit

...portion of the Kenai Peninsula, but an assistant area biologist says moose numbers are not likely to increase because...picked, said Jason Herreman, Fish and Game assistant area biologist for the peninsula.Unit 15A covers land from the...
Fortymile caribou cross Yukon River west of Eagle

...Alaska.Crossing on the U.S. side is a sign that the herd is expanding its range, said Jeff Gross, the agency's area biologist in Tok.Residents of Eagle, a community of 86 about 10 miles from the Canada border, saw caribou last week, said...
Kings in cycle: Salmon populations follow patterns of boom and bust

...salmon, the Crooked Creek Hatchery - that was one of the primary reasons it started," said Pat Shields, commercial area biologist for Fish and Game. "It was to enhance king salmon and provide more opportunity for anglers (to) kind of spread...


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