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Woman in good condition after bear mauling

...defending an animal carcass in the area.Salmon also are running in the nearby Cottonwood Creek, providing bears a natural food source.He said people should make as much noise as possible when hiking."Fish are running, bears are along streams...
Sport fish report: Halibut hit or miss, trout fishing should heat up soon

...streams to spawn. Once the chums begin to drop eggs look for dolly varden and trout to start gobbling up this important food source. Anglers will have the best luck using bright orange lures, beads or egg pattern flies over the next few weeks. Good...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 15, 2015

...Despite our best intentions and hopes, it's difficult to wean bears from garbage once they've learned it's a food source. These bears now seemed destined for death, and if you feel sorry about that fact, you can do something about it...
What's in Bloom: Blue Camas

...Death Camas, Toxicoscordion sp.) were an important food source for the native peoples of the Pacific Northwest and were often used as trade items. As a food source, they were most often pit roasted or were dried and...
Intervention by governor spares bears' lives

...reported. Those opposed to killing the bears argued the animals shouldn't be punished for taking advantage of an easy food source.Gov. Bill Walker said he felt the bears had done nothing wrong and it was right thing to do."I'm sure there...
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Upcoming Navy exercises prompt protest

...the cleanest and most pristine, full-of-life body of water we have left," Stolarcyk said. "It's a very pure food source that feeds a lot of people and provides a lot of jobs. And there's absolutely no reason to do the training here...
Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming

...They feed on plankton and become prey for ringed seals, the main diet of polar bears.They also are an important food source for seabirds, narwhals and beluga whales.Arctic cod can grow to nearly 12 inches in four to five years. They're...
Alaska Science Forum: Creepy crawlies of the north aren't from around here

...coho salmon wintering near the Anchor River gorged on exotic earthworms in springtime. Worms were their number one food source."When you have an introduced species, you'll have winners and losers," Bowser said. "It appears salmon fry...
Wolves of the Alexander Archipelago

...into closer contact with humans; and timber harvest can negatively affect Sitka black-tail deer, wolves' primary food source.At a recent Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center Fireside Lecture, US Forest Service biologist and Tongass Wildlife...
Flipping Douglas Island

...deer would be more vulnerable. And if the deer population suffers, so too would the area's wolves, whose primary food source is deer.Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Ryan Scott says the wolf population on Douglas Island has just...


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