Groups signal plan to sue over effort to save bull trout

...of Alliance for the Wild Rockies. "They're lowering the bar so they can delist bull trout."The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that it does not comment on pending litigation. The agency last month released a proposal outlining...
Nation and World
Northern bog lemmings at cliff's edge?

Many may not know the northern bog lemming lives in Southeast Alaska -but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the rarely seen mammal's status as endangered across the United States and is asking for relevant information...
Anchorage library loans out skulls, furs

...the late 1990s. Most of it came from Fish and Game, though some items have been donated through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other government entities. Recently the North Pacific Fisheries Observer Training Center donated over a...
Letter: Against stricter trapping regulations

...encourage all owners to use them.Secondly, I would like to address the threat to human safety. The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service did a study, from 1990-2000, regarding human injuries caused by animal traps. They contacted most major...
My Turn: The Alexander Archipelago Wolf

...petition in 2011 and presented it to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a federal agency that monitors threatened species...high during the harvest heyday.Will the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service deny the endangered species petitions this December...
Alaska Editorial: Slaughter of two dozen animals for ivory a callous, cowardly act

...vulnerability to a changing environment. The Alaska walrus population was estimated at 129,000 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2006, but because of the difficulty in counting a species that spends much time underwater and on the move...
Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

DENVER - A lawyer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told an appeals court Monday that a federal judge in Utah went too far when when he struck down protections for a kind of prairie...
Federal officials investigate walrus deaths

...September, walrus can leave their shoreline hangouts.What is being done to protect walrus in late summer?The Fish and Wildlife Service works with coastal villages to minimize contact with walrus that could cause a stampede. When a herd forms...
Dead walruses found on northwest beach

ANCHORAGE - Walrus carcasses were found last week on a northwest Alaska beach, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the deaths appear to be natural.The animals were discovered near Point Lay at the same location where...
Agency investigates deaths of 25 walrus on Alaska coast

...ANCHORAGE - A federal agency is investigating the deaths of 25 walrus found on a northwest Alaska beach.U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Andrea Medeiros says a cause of death has not been determined for the animals found near Cape Lisburne...


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