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Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

...has been around the Mendenhall Glacier before, he said, an assertion backed up by Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologist Stephanie Sell."This particular family group has had several negative interactions involving dogs off leash in...
Freezer raiders are claws for alarm the state. The meat will be donated to a charity of the troopers' choosing.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Area biologist Stephanie Sell urged Juneau homeowners to be responsible by adequately securing bear attractants, such as food...
Hello, Dolly: Kenai angler lands world-record Dolly Varden

...and was 21 3/4 inches around. "I've never seen one that big before," said Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologist Fred DeCicco. "Fish over 20 pounds are really uncommon. North of the Bering Strait, that group gets to be much...
Southeast deer weathering tough Autumn

...Forty percent of the moose harvest in Scandinavia is composed of calves," Young said. Neil Barten, the Fish and Game area biologist for much of northern Southeast Alaska, noted that our region has experienced a series of fairly mild winters during...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Juneau's chronic problem of garbage-eating bears. The committee was named by Mayor Sally Smith and includes Fish and Game area biologist Neil Barten, photojournalist Mark Farmer, city environmental zoning officer Dan Garcia, Police Chief Mel Personett...
Bears paying price for human encounters

...25. A ranger also shot a black bear at the Eagle River Nature Center on Friday, said Department of Fish and Game area biologist Greg Sinnott. "It was trying to get in all the doors and couldn't be driven away." A black bear also reportedly...
Caribou hunters smash fall quota in three days the Taylor Highway - double the harvest quota of 290 - before the season was closed Aug. 12, said Fish and Game area biologist Jeff Gross. Hunters on the Steese Highway, which runs north out of Fairbanks, reported taking about 270 caribou...
Where art thou, Romeo?

...been trapped or shot. State wildlife managers "don't have a clue" what might have happened to Romeo, Fish and Game Area Biologist Ryan Scott said, and drawing conclusions about a wrongdoing is "inappropriate." Romance, violence, a new beginning...
Brown bear killed crossing Glacier Highway

...loader. It was taken to the local Fish and Game office, where its carcass has already been disposed of.Fish and Game area biologist Stephanie Sell said the bear was young - probably between two and four years old. It was a male. She said they...
Aggressive wolves spark fear in Port Heiden

...Alaska Department of Fish & Game to allow aircraft to be used to track and kill the aggressive wolves. A Fish and Game area biologist held a town meeting in Port Heiden on Monday. "The strange thing is the number of wolves they are reporting...


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