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Strong salmon runs recorded in Yukon River

...date. At that pace, more than 245,000 silvers are expected on the Yukon this summer.Jeff Estensen, an area management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said it should be the strongest run of silvers in at least four...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/strong-salmon-runs-recorded-yukon-river
State
Yukon River king salmon returns see improvement

...725 kings passed the Eagle sonar."It's a different story than last year," said Eric Newland, Yukon area management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "Last year, there was quite a bit of conservation measures taken...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/yukon-river-king-salmon-returns-see-imp
State
SHI aims to rebuild stocks to culturally, archaeologically indicated levels at historical locations

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Juneau-area management biologist, said herring aren't anywhere near as predictable...location for a great length of time," said Sitka-area management biologist Dave Gordon. "The ecosystem 2,500 to 10...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/shi-aims-rebuild-stocks-culturally-a
Outdoors
Herring search spans millennia

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game scientists have said that would be difficult.ADF&G estimatesADF&G Juneau area management biologist David Harris said the department would have a hard time turning oral histories and archaeological records into...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-11/herring-search-spans-millennia
Outdoors
2013 saw largest salmon harvest ever

...coming in behind 1988's $724 million salmon harvest, according to ASMI's numbers. David Harris, Juneau area management biologist for Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said the pink salmon catch "really buoyed this year's numbers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-27/2013-saw-largest-salmon-harvest-ever
Local
Shrimp fishery to remain closed indefinitely in 2014

...commercial harvests, the department also chose to close personal use and sport shrimp fishing in the area.Juneau Area Management Biologist Dan Teske said it's "tough to say" why shrimp population in the area is struggling.The closed area is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/shrimp-fishery-remain-closed-indefinite
State | Local
Fishermen focus on how ADFG sets and achieves escapement goals

...may not be as reliable at precisely predicting future performance.Jeff Fox, a former ADFG Kenai Peninsula area management biologist who now works as a consultant for UCIDA, said the upward adjustment for the "safety factor" can also be seen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-22/fishermen-focus-how-adfg-sets-and-achie
State
Officials investigate death of two Tundra Swans

...path. They are attracted to the tidal salt marshes in the 3,500-acre refuge, according to Ryan Scott, area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.The refuge is popular for duck and geese hunting, but it is illegal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-03/officials-investigate-death-two-tundra-
Local
Fisheries committee talks roadside fishing

...of access in 2009."It's a long time coming," Becker said. In late 2009, Becker invited Brian Glynn, area management biologist for the Department of Natural Resources Sport Fishing Division, to talk about options for expanded public fishing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-04/fisheries-committee-talks-roadside-fish
Local
Officials: Emaciation cause of Tundra swans deaths

...tidal salt marshes in the 3,500-acre refuge and feed on aquatic vegetation there, according to Ryan Scott, area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Most of the tundra swans migrating through Juneau likely breed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-14/officials-emaciation-cause-tundra-swans
Local

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