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Alaskans can help answer 'Where have all the rusty blackbirds gone?'

...century or more. The rusty blackbird is now included in the IUCN's Red List of Threatened Species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Birds of Conservation Concern, and the Audubon Alaska WatchList of declining and vulnerable birds. "In...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/alaskans-can-help-answer-where-have-
Outdoors
Subsistent hunters exempt from Federal duck stamp requirements, for now

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week announced an interim policy that implements a new law exempting qualified Alaska subsistence hunters from the requirement...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/subsistent-hunters-exempt-federal-du
Outdoors
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
Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it's a big deal

...bison. Wood bison, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service numbered around 168,000 in the early 1800s and...were discovered in northern Alberta. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service states: "Most of the world population of wood...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/beaten-path-wood-bison-are-back-its-
Outdoors
Alaska wildfire managers prepare for early season

...snowpack, the grass is still three feet tall," said Kristi Bulock, a fire management officer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "It's up and it's fluffy, and it's available for burning, where generally, under a good snowpack...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/alaska-wildfire-managers-prepare-early-
State
Feds track seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...changed afterward, including marine birds."Counts at bird colonies were not part of the USGS review. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seabird researcher David Irons said trends at colonies are generally in sync with the at-sea data. Seabird...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/feds-track-seabird-loss-north-pacifi
Outdoors
Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...a consequence of warmer ocean temperatures.The review does not include counts at nesting colonies. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seabird researcher David Irons says colony data indicates a decline that leveled off after 2000.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/feds-document-seabird-loss-north-pacifi
State
Burmeister has lead in Iditarod, first to leave Galena

...Manchester, New Hampshire, native lived in a tent on the Alaska Peninsula in 1990, counting birds for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.JEFF KINGThe list of mushers with five Iditarod wins consists of one name - Rick Swenson - but several have...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-13/burmeister-has-lead-iditarod-first-lea
Sports
Alutiiq Museum's volunteer of the year goes to couple who monitor ancient settlements

...Saltonstall runs the museum's Site Stewardship program, an effort that unites museum archaeologists, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Kodiak landowners, and community volunteers, to complete non-invasive documentation of ancestral Alutiiq...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-0
Art
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge center to open in March

...headquarters in Soldotna is expected to start operation on March 25, according to project manager Jason Hayes of the Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Engineering.Refuge staff originally planned to open the building in February, but Hayes said that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-17/kenai-national-wildlife-refuge-center-o
State

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