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Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...fisheries biologist at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Stikine is the...habitat division at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. She said that without...Timothy said. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has provided the Canadian...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
Hunter kills musk ox in subsistence hunt near Nome

NOME - A hunter in Nome has killed the first muskox eligible for harvesting in a local subsistence hunt.Department of Fish and Game biologist Tony Gorn says the musk ox was an older bull but not the animal that some Nome residents say has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-08/hunter-kills-musk-ox-subsistence-hunt-n
State
Woman killed musk ox to protect dog

...this was done after consultation between the wildlife troopers, local district attorney's office and the state Department of Fish and Game. Ipsen said that marks the end of the case.On the morning of the incident, Adams found a herd of musk...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/woman-killed-musk-ox-protect-dog
State
Scholarship winners give back

...Travis and Trevor have all been recipients of an award. Doug Larsen is the Douglas regional supervisor for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and has had a career in wildlife management and research for more than 30 years. "I consider the Golden...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/scholarship-winners-give-back
Local
Senators push for fish research in Juneau

...In 2013, southeast Alaska harvested a record of 272 million salmon from the region, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The value of the harvest was at $691.1 million, second only to the $724 million harvest in 1988...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05/senators-push-fish-research-juneau
Local
Fisheries managers: Lend me your ear(bones)

...stores information about the fish's biology and environment," said Dion Oxman, program director for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Mark, Tag and Age Lab. Lab workers concern themselves with the sagittae, the largest of the three...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-04/fisheries-managers-lend-me-your-earbone
Local
Alaska Editorial: Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...members have been equipped with the knowledge to do so by their experience and the research and hard work of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.A ballot initiative to ban a gear type has the potential to allow hundreds of thousands of Alaskans from...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-03/alaska-editorial-setnet-initiative-in
Opinion
Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

...restricted access to refuges nationwide because of the government shutdown. On Oct. 9, an official with the state Department of Fish and Game asked the federal agency if Fish and Game staff would be barred from entering the refuges for research and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-31/judge-tosses-lawsuit-over-federal-refug
State
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...T-shirt - explained how his encounters with bears have shaped his art. On Bearfest's first day, retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist John Hechtel explained the psychology behind what happens when a bear meets a human on a forested...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/wrangell-cause-grin-bear
Local
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...first permittee, a refrigerator salesman from Anchorage, as a reporter and photographer. At the time, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game managed the muskox herd on Nunivak, sharing jurisdiction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
Opinion

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