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Officials kill invasive fish in Oregon ponds

...the East Oregonian reports."Why you take your goldfish out here, I have no idea," said Bill Duke, district fish biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife in Pendleton.Crews put a plant-based poison into the ponds that...
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Sunshine, salmon and the governor

...and I think that Gov. Walker has got his priorities in order and he's helping people."Brenda Wright, a fish biologist, ate her meal in front of the stage where the jazz band Traveler Trio was playing. She said Walker was "good for...
An ocean of change: Warm gulf leads to unusual happenings, worried scientists

...Ketchikan usually have to deal with brown plankton that they call "slime," said Alaska Department of Fish and Game fish biologist Scott Walker. When it collects on their nets, the fish can see it.This year, however, the bloom is particularly...
My Turn: Kenai River Sport Fishing Association wields a big stick now clear. The Ruffner experience no longer allows one to hide behind willful ignorance.? Ken Tarbox is a fish biologist retired from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. He lives in Soldotna.
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns

...Something Yakutat has that sets us apart from other festivals as well is (Yakutat's rich Tlingit culture,)" said fish biologist Teresa Swanson.There's an annual contest for the art that goes on t-shirts and program covers. This year's...
Pinks predicted to carry season, again

...record predicting pink salmon runs. The National Oceanic andAtmospheric Administration's Auke Bay Laboratories' and fish biologist Joe Orsi's counts of juvenile salmon have "greatly improved our ability to forecast pink salmon harvests in Southeast...
Alaska Science Forum: The last intact ecosystem on Earth

...from us.Introduced to the scientific preserve of Antarctica and the pristine Southern Ocean by the late Antarctic fish biologist Bruce Sidell of the University of Maine, O'Brien appreciates the unique nature of the continent and the waters...
Volunteer weather observer recognized after 30 years

...this month for more than 30 years of daily volunteer weather reporting in Juneau. Dr. Bruce Wing, 71, a research fish biologist at NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center, was honored earlier this month by NOAA's National Weather Service...
Fish lovers of all kinds participate in 67th derby

...another, logging salmon measurements on little pieces of paper. But the derby isn't solely for the pursuit of fun. Fish biologist Diane Tersteeg attended in the pursuit of science.Tersteeg works for the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, and...
State pushes to complete hatchery

...hooked up. "We were supposed to be growing fish here this summer," said Jim Fish, an appropriately named sport fish biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks, who oversees the experimental hatchery. But a snag here...


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