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Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...River that collapsed in 2007 and killed 13 people.Hunters and dog trainers introduced pigeons to Fairbanks, said Cathie Harms, spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The best way to deter them, she said, is to eliminate their...
Three bear cubs orphaned in Interior Alaska need homes

...killed in the Interior community of Galena, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Alaska Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms said they are looking for homes for three cubs, but it's difficult because there's little demand for black bears...
Party applies to take orphaned bear cubs

...Department of Fish and Game spotted all three Thursday night but only saw one Friday morning, department spokeswoman Cathie Harms told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.The biologists would like to catch all three at once, she said.A party outside...
Predator-control effort aims to boost moose

...village residents, while those from larger bears will be sold at a department auction next year.Department spokeswoman Cathie Harms could not say how much the department has spent on the control effort.Fish and Game officials said no sows with cubs...
Bloody bear tracks seen near Denali National Park

...reports about a bear being active in the winter."There are all sorts of reasons a bear might be out now," said Cathie Harms, a spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks. "Poor den site choice, an older bear, a...
Beloved tree damaged by beetles

...examined the tree and diagnosed it with a bad case of spruce bark beetles."This is not a healthy tree," refuge manager Cathie Harms with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said on Wednesday as she stood looking up at the big conifer.ADFG, the...
Rabid Alaska wolf prompts health warnings

...wildlife officials warned that contact by other animals could spread the disease.Department of Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms said its presence in the Mat-Su is not grounds for panic. After tests on the head confirmed rabies, the rest of...
Board of Game postpones predator control discussion

...of Game has postponed a discussion on predator control in the McGrath area that was originally scheduled for today. Cathie Harms, a spokeswoman for the Department of Fish and Game, said board Chairman Mike Fleagle had not yet scheduled a time...
Moose killing prompts call for leashed dogs

...attacked and had to be euthanized last week. ``Baby animals and pet dogs don't mix,'' said state wildlife biologist Cathie Harms. ``We've got a dead moose in our freezer to prove it.'' The moose, which biologists estimate was one to two...
Aerial wolf killing limited by lack of snow

...and daylight has combined to limit the number of wolves killed as part of the Alaska aerial predator control program. Cathie Harms, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game Department spokeswoman, said the lack of daylight has left less time for hunters...


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