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Groups want hunting season suspended for rare wolves

...wolf while the federal government decides whether the animals merit endangered species status.The groups asked Fish and Game Department Commissioner Sam Cotton on Thursday to preemptively close hunting and trapping seasons for Alexander Archipelago...
Porcupines likely Alaska's no. 1 roadkill

...traffic.But their cars are a threat to a smaller animal that likes to amble across the road: the porcupine.A Fish and Game Department fact sheet says the porcupine may be the most common roadkill in Alaska. It lists vehicles as one of only two...
Hope restricts tents after bears ravage campground

...swimming in Turnagain Arm six or seven miles away from Hope. Marsh said they were seen by a pilot that the fish and game department sent to find them.Last week, they were suspected of crashing into a chicken coop there and eating some of the...
State biologist charged with hunting violation

...and was trying to salvage the animal, he said.Herreman is area biologist for the Homer office of the state Fish and Game Department. He has been placed on administrative leave, Kenai area biologist Jeff Selenger said.Alaska Wildlife Trooper...
Minnesota to be new home for rescued wolf pups

...the zoo in Anchorage has worked previously with the Minnesota Zoo, located south of Minneapolis-St. Paul.Fish and Game Department spokesman Ken Marsh says the two females and three males will remain at the Alaska Zoo infirmary for now. Zoo...
Fortymile caribou cross Yukon River west of Eagle unit 20E, which was closed to caribou hunting, to unit 25B, where animals were legal to shoot until the Fish and Game Department issued a closure notice Saturday morning.The Fortymile hunt along the Taylor Highway in unit 20E had closed...
Fish and Game Department biologists launch annual moose survey in Fairbanks area

FAIRBANKS - The Alaska Department of Fish & Game's annual moose count is under way after a two-day delay caused by inclement weather. The aerial survey, conducted by state officials in the Interior each year in October and November, began Friday.
Gov. Knowles names two to fish council

Outgoing Fish and Game Department Deputy Commissioner David Benton and a Kenai River sportfishing activist Bob Penney are Gov. Tony Knowles' choices for seats...
Gov.'s permitting plan once rejected by Hickel

Gov. Frank Murkowski's proposal to have Fish and Game Department habitat permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources is not new. Former Gov. Walter Hickel also considered doing so...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

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