Drawing permit applications open

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has opened the application process for 2016 big game drawing hunts.Hunters have until 5 p.m. Dec. 15 to apply at http...
My Turn: Your opportunity to address trapping rules Fax: 907-465-6094? Mail: ATTN: Board of Game Comments, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Boards Support Section, P.O. Box 115526 Juneau, AK 99811-5526.This is your opportunity to get involved...
ADF&G says to expect 34M pinks in '16

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is forecasting a 2016 pink salmon run about the same size as the one that greeted fishermen this past summer.This week, the...
Empire Editorial: Feed the eagles, not the rabbits

...wholeheartedly advocate for these little beasts to be humanely trapped in live traps, and then donated to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, where they will be euthanized and donated to raptor rehabilitation centers, like the Juneau Raptor Center...
Rampant Rabbits: Invasive, feral rabbits overrun Valley Neighborhood

Shortly before midnight three years ago, the Department of Fish and Game received word that somebody had spotted a bear between Gee Street and Long Run Drive in the valley. The department's Regional...
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'Sharing the Trails' event aims to demystify trapping

Trapping season in the Juneau area opened Nov. 1 and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game would like to make sure that dog walkers, recreational users and trappers have an enjoyable winter. Hence, the department has...
NPS, state divided on sport hunting rules

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game and a state commission tasked with keeping an eye on federal land regulations are both displeased with the National Park Service's...
Photo: Wilderness navigation in a nutshell

...classmates how to use compasses on Wednesday as part of their three-day Outdoors Skills class at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Juneau Hunter Education Shooting Complex. Volunteers assisting in teaching Juneau sixth-graders hailed from...
My Turn: DIPAC, ADFG produce a 'silver' lining

On Labor Day weekend as I walked the shoreline of the beach behind the former Thane Ore House, a joy of salmon abundance overwhelmed me as if I were in a Rie Munoz painting.
Empire Editorial: Trappers and hikers can coexist

No one wants to see animals suffer, and few want to see them caught in traps. But trapping in the Last Frontier has a long and storied history that, for time immemorial, has served as a critical way of life for many.


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