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Bear deaths down on Russian, Kenai rivers

...ago has been a factor. "We killed a lot of bears last year, so we didn't have repeat visitors this year," said Bobbi Jo Skibo, an interagency coordinator working for Chugach National Forest. "But new bears in the area are starting to learn...
Alaska Digest

...year - amounted to just 26,000 by Monday. Bears remain in the area but the number of anglers has thinned, said Bobbi Jo Skibo, a Chugach National Forest employee who coordinates Russian River bear management for state and federal agencies and...
Agencies, residents to raise bear awareness in April teach people throughout the month how to coexist with bruins. "It's a really great effort actually," said Bobbi Jo Skibo of the Kenai Brown Bear Committee in regard to the efforts. She said this joint effort - made up of participants from...
Photo: Bones to pick

...Biologists are blaming the fish waste for conflicts between people and bears in the surrounding area. According to Bobbi Jo Skibo,Russian River interagency coordinator for the U.S. Forest Service in Moose Pass, state and federal agency managers...


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