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Man used phone to call 911 after bear attack

...from the scene to Anchorage. Troopers were unable to find the bear.Alaska Department of Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms said High was accustomed to walking the dog through the area, which has a series of four-wheeler trails where bears...
Wood bison bulls take barge

...immediately needed."Bulls really wouldn't play a role (in the herd) until breeding season," Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms said.She said they had more time to find a way to get the bulls there.A crew in Portage tranquilized each bull before...
Wood bison make it to village; release planned

...according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game."They are acclimating very rapidly," said department biologist Cathie Harms. "They are doing very well so far."They likely will be released from Shageluk into the Innoko Flats in one or two...
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...
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...
State postpones wolf control near 2 villages

...every day; and the legal issues we're dealing with still haven't been resolved," said Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms.The Alaska Board of Game approved the move to eradicate wolves in game management unit 24B in March. The program...
Only two grizzlies taken in state's predator control effort

...people went out and hunted and two bears were taken, that's a pretty high success rate," said agency spokeswoman Cathie Harms. "If a whole bunch of people went out and only took two bears, we may have to re-evaluate it." The Alaska Board...
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...
B-and-B offers bear viewing - but do guests want it inside the house?

...whether it was a grizzly or black bear, or how old it appeared to be. But state Department of Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms said it sounds like something a young bear would do. "Most of the time when a bear goes into structures or goes close...


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