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Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...warming," the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said in a draft recovery...said Jenifer Kohout, the Fish and Wildlife Service's regional program manager...In the meantime, the Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners are committed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/federal-report-polar-bears-peril-due-gl
State
Polar bears could feel global warming's bite by 2025

...Alaska, the only state in the nation with the white bears.The report released this week is part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's recovery plan for the polar bear. It is expected to be published Thursday in the Federal Register.Greenhouse...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/polar-bears-could-feel-global-warmings-
State
Shell heads for Alaska while awaiting final drilling permits

...Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to enforce a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule requiring a minimum spacing of 15 miles between...Smith said."We continue to consult with the Fish and Wildlife Service on the terms of a letter of authorization...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-28/shell-heads-alaska-while-awaiting-final
State
Yellow cedar under consideration for endangered species protection

...endangered species due to climate warming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday.The agency will begin a status...would require federal agencies to consult with the Fish and Wildlife Service to make sure their actions don't jeopardize...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/yellow-cedar-under-consideration-end
Outdoors
Study: Frog deformities could be related to warming water, copper

...University, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the University of California...Mari Reeves, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ecologist. Tadpoles in...national study by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found hotspots for wood...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/study-frog-deformities-could-be-related
State
Crews battling two large tundra wildfires

...in tundra than in forests, and tundra fires tend to be smaller, but they are not unheard of, according to Fish and Wildlife Service fire ecologist Lisa Saperstein.Tundra fires are more common in Southwest Alaska, but rare in the far north...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-09/crews-battling-two-large-tundra-wildfir
State
Police and Fire for May 21, 2015

...of Georgia, hiked to the Mendenhall Glacier and became lost on the way back. They were rescued by a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service boat. No injuries were reported.? About 12:41 May 14, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a hiker...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-21/police-and-fire-may-21-2015
Local
Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest

...personal-use morels are recognized as harvestable and pickers will not be prosecuted, Bowser said.The United States Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a ruling for the refuge's public-use regulations that would that would make taking plant species...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/mushroom-hunters-find-tasty-harvest
State
State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...sliver of what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service thinks is the Arctic National...the refuge boundary. The Fish and Wildlife Service administers ANWR.Gov...state is arguing that the Fish and Wildlife Service incorrectly plotted the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-29/state-claims-20000-acres-edge-anwr
State
Researchers studying Pacific walrus population

...population ahead of an expected decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the animals need special protections...least 129,000 animals.In 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found protecting the Pacific walrus as threatened...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-10/researchers-studying-pacific-walrus-pop
State

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