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Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...size counts later in the season.Pat Shields, the area biologist for Upper Cook Inlet, also said that this year's...half-pound difference on average. In Kodiak, assistant area biologist Geoff Spalinger said the early reds are coming in...
East Glacier Trail opens; users cautioned about bear activity

...the Visitor Center, in a release. "Give bears plenty of space, do not approach them, back away if necessary, don't let them obtain any food or beverage, and keep your dog leashed," said Stephanie Sell, ADF&G Area Biologist.
Motorcyclist, bear collide on Glacier Highway

...personnel and Alaska Wildlife Troopers, meanwhile, were notified of the crash and responded to the scene. ADF&G Area Biologist Stephanie Sell said they had only anticipated picking up the bear's remains for disposal, but then they noticed...
Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

...been around the Mendenhall Glacier before, he said, an assertion backed up by Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologist Stephanie Sell."This particular family group has had several negative interactions involving dogs off leash in...
Bears stir with early thaw

...parked in Auke Bay, where garbage was left unattended."Totally his fault and he knew it," Stephanie Sell, an area biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, said of the vehicle owner during a Thursday phone interview. "He just...
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...
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...


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