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Sitka fishermen continue herring fishery

...openings were in Starrigavan and Katlian bays.The guideline harvest this year is 16,333 tons and Department of Fish and Game biologist Dave Gordon says the remaining quota could be taken in either one or two more openings.The next opening could...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-28/sitka-fishermen-continue-herring-fisher
Local
Alaska Science Forum: On the track of the wolverine

...are rare because wolverines numbers are low, and they avoid people. Craig Gardner, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist who did graduate research on wolverines, found that only about five wolverines roamed every thousand square kilometers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-21/alaska-science-forum-track-wolverine
Outdoors
Pair of unusual dog injuries raises more questions than answers

...last month in Juneau, two dogs have been attacked and bitten under strange circumstances.Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Stephanie Sell said during the last week of February, a man reported a wolf attacked his dog on the Mendenhall...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-21/pair-unusual-dog-injuries-raises-mor
Outdoors
State ferry takes aircraft to mainland

...hangar for the past two years, and corrosion made it unsafe to fly.Before it went into storage, Jackson - a Fish and Game biologist - flew it across the archipelago and to the Alaska Peninsula. After seeing remote airstrips at his hands, the...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-02-03/state-ferry-takes-aircraft-mainland
Weddings
My Turn: Wolves pull the brakes on logging in Alaska's old-growth forest

...come in old-growth forest. The sale skidded to a halt, however, when a freshly retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist raised red flags.Dr. David Person believes the Big Thorne timber sale, combined with the impact of past logging...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-27/my-turn-wolves-pull-brakes-logging-al
Opinion
Winter fishing seasons begin, snow crab early

...landings."They actually started fishing in December, which is very atypical," said Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Heather Fitch, out of Dutch Harbor.Fitch said about 10 to 15 vessels headed out for crab early, and that an...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/winter-fishing-seasons-begin-snow-crab-
State
Kenai bear protection at center of battle

...in part to thin out a population that was causing trouble.Ted Spraker, Board of Game chairman and a retired Fish and Game biologist, has lived and hunted on the Kenai Peninsula for 35 years.For the last decade, people have been seeing more...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-08/kenai-bear-protection-center-battle
State
North Fork Katlian River area closed to mountain goat hunting

...registration goat hunt (RG150), effective on Tuesday, Dec. 24. In a release from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, biologists have set a maximum guideline harvest objective of four male or one female mountain goat for the area. High harvests...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-27/north-fork-katlian-river-area-closed
Outdoors
Brown bear killed crossing Glacier Highway

It was still pitch black outside at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday morning when a brown bear darted across a road in the Lemon Creek area and was struck by a vehicle and killed instantly.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-26/brown-bear-killed-crossing-glacier-high
Local
Hilsinger named new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation

...Island Borough to serve as the executive director at the North Pacific Research Board.Hilsinger is a former Fish and Game biologist and director of commercial fisheries. He received a Master of Science in fisheries from the University of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-26/hilsinger-named-new-science-advisor-ale
Local

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