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Black bear trapped, killed in Valley

...their yards that attracts bears, talk to neighbors who do and report garbage violations to the police, said assistant area wildlife biologist Polly Hessing. "Some people would like us to move all the bears and some people in town would like us to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091001/Loc_beartrap.shtml
Local
Hunters prepare for promising season

...Fish and Game also. The population of deer on Admiralty Island is higher than usual, said Polly Hessing, assistant area wildlife biologist. On Douglas Island, the favorite hunting area for Juneau residents, deer pellet surveys indicate that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072601/Out_hunting.shtml
Out
Whom do I call?

...bruin - garbage, a grill or a birdfeeder - and address the problem that way, he said. Polly Hessing, assistant area wildlife biologist with Fish and Game, also reminds people not to get too close to the animals. Bears need a lot of space...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090802/loc_bears3.shtml
News
It was a bloody week for Juneau road-kill

...property of the state, so yeah, it would be illegal for them to take the deer," he said. Ryan Scott, assistant area wildlife biologist for Fish and Game, said it appears the population of Sitka blacktail deer has been increasing in Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051806/loc_20060518030.shtml
News
Out-the-road 'bear-glars' create a different set of issues for residents

...is a big raccoon." He questions why people seem to call the police when they see them. Ryan Scott, assistant area wildlife biologist for Fish and Game, said the office responded to the incident. "We don't have any qualms with the way...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070306/loc_20060703013.shtml
News
Goats amble across Mount Juneau

...helped Fish and Game repopulate Mount Juneau with mountain goats from Tracy Arm in 1989. Polly Hessing, assistant area wildlife biologist with Fish and Game, said the goats Costello spotted might be related. Hessing counted 10 goats on Mount...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111202/loc_goats.shtml
News
Common-sense living in bear country reduces conflicts

...streets. Bears are part of our existence here in Alaska, but we need to keep them wild. Polly Hessing is assistant area wildlife biologist with the Wildlife Conservation Division, Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060202/out_bears.shtml
Outdoors
Driver hits grizzly bear as it crosses Anchorage street

...not the one responsible for the most serious attack, on a 15-year-old bicyclist. Jessy Coltrane, an assistant area wildlife biologist, said No. 211 did not have a history of trouble and was an example of the many grizzlies that quietly share...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082408/sta_322324756.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Bear killed near Gastineau 6/25/98

...said. The bear, a male, weighed about 140 pounds and was probably three years old, said Neil Barten, assistant area wildlife biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Apart from the shotgun wounds, the bear had two recent wounds...

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