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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

...Cruise, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., leave Seadrome Dock. With Juneau Master Naturalists from Discovery Southeast, Fish and Game Department, and the U.S. Forest Service. Details: 463-1500. May 28: Auke Rec circuit race, 11 a.m., start...
State withdraws helicopter regulations near Haines

...Welch said the decision did not take into account protection of winter goat range. The regulations had included Fish and Game Department recommendations for area restrictions to protect goat herds above Chilkat Lake and a no-fly goat monitoring...
Fish Report

...hours than last year. The previous week was 22 hours and the five-year average is 35 hours. Last week, state Fish and Game Department creel samplers did not sample any halibut. This is not to say a few of the flats are not being harvested, but...
Berners group takes 'timeout'

...Russell said. The group is made up of a number of state and federal agencies, including the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Department of Natural Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest...
Is something rotten here?

...about it, and that an anticipated run of 8 to 10 million fish turned into a 15 million-plus run. He said the Fish and Game Department had made a survey of fishing plants in Alaska in the spring that showed plenty of capacity. But Austerman said...


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