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Video shows mother bear rushing at tourist group in Yellowstone

...photo.Ideally, the visitors on the bridge would have stayed in their vehicles, said Kerry Gunther, the park's bear management program leader.Once the bears started approaching, the tourists worsened the situation by running and screaming...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/video-shows-mother-bear-rushing-touri
Not For Web
Science, not politics needed at the Dep't of Fish and Game

...the Greater Anchorage Borough, and the State of Alaska. His extensive research and experience in black and brown bear management has been used as a reference for both U.S. and Canadian wildlife officials. Maw also brings a firm commitment...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-01/science-not-politics-needed-dept-fish
Letters
Welcome to the bear show

...the bears keep acting natural and everyone goes home safe, it's a successful day.It's a fine art doing enough bear management to keep people safe and little enough to keep bears unafraid of people, Tullis said. Pack Creek managers learned...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-05/southeast-adventure
Outdoors
Bear-proof cans tested

...home to 300 to 350 brown bears, wildlife biologist Pat Owen said. She credits her predecessor with the park's bear management program for making changes that make it harder for bears to associate people with food.Until 1975, the park used...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-02/bear-proof-cans-tested
State
Winds of change?

...proponents say baiting is the main harvest method for black bears in some parts of the state and that it would complicate bear management for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. In the past, Juneau residents have complained about duck hunting in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101704/out_20041017021.shtml
Outdoors
Make Admiralty Island a no-hunting zone

...thereby; and 6) ultimately decreasing the brown bear population on Admiralty Island. All policies for the brown bear management of the Admiralty Island habitat by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and U.S. Forest Service must change from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101906/let_20061019017.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: 'Breaking New Trails': Public money for private interests

...their families," says the commissioner of the Department of Fish and Game. So the governor launched a wolf and bear management program in 2003. Commissioner Gray Muzzle says, "Wolves rely on moose to feed their families. A human bounty is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112604/opi_20041126010.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...October brown bear attack in Katmai National Park and Preserve is recommending a review of the park's camping and bear management policies, federal officials said Wednesday. The Technical Board of Investigation has wrapped up its inquiry in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121803/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday, tax office, 8th Floor Federal Building. Southeast Area Brown Bear Management Team, 9 a.m., public testimony 1 p.m., Room 303 Alaska Department of Labor, also Tuesday, all open to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040599/Com_around.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...live in the Smokies, he said. People are allowed to hunt bears within city limits, but not within the park. Bear management means food management, he said. "There's a switch nationwide to be more proactive in dealing with bears before...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062401/Ins_urbanbear.shtml

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