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State biologist charged with hunting violation

HOMER - A Homer-based Department of Fish and Game biologist has been placed on administrative leave following charges that he violated moose hunting laws.The Homer News reported 33-year-old...
My Turn: Parnell, Sullivan vilified for protecting Alaska's sovereignty

...Ron Somerville is a lifelong resident of Alaska and grew up in Craig. He served 24 years as a state Fish and Game biologist, four years on the state d(2) task force, and 12 years as resource consultant to the Legislature and the Governor's...
State biologist charged with hunting violation

HOMER - A Homer-based Department of Fish and Game biologist will plead not guilty to charges that he violated moose-hunting laws.Jason Herreman, 33, is charged with using illegal means...
Alaska mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose

...feet tall. Spiked fences now in place would have had to be removed within five years.Former Department of Fish and Game biologist Rick Sinnott (SIN'-it) says spiked fences impale roaming moose two or three times per year. He says the animals...
Hunter kills musk ox in subsistence hunt near Nome

...hunter in Nome has killed the first muskox eligible for harvesting in a local subsistence hunt.Department of Fish and Game biologist Tony Gorn says the musk ox was an older bull but not the animal that some Nome residents say has been acting aggressively...
Troopers investigate badly wounded black bear

...Troopers believe the bear was shot recently in the flank area, which was confirmed by the Department of Fish and Game biologist who recovered the bear. They believe the bullet ricochetted off its spine, paralyzing its legs."Unfortunately...
Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...included rubber bullets, bear decoys and bear urine, but those have proven unsuccessful.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Tony Gorn said the best strategy so far has been moving the herds on a case-by-case basis."We've been diligently...
Man charged for shooting, wounding bear

...not respond to messages on Facebook. It's not clear in electronic court records if he has an attorney.Fish and Game biologist Ryan Scott said the bear was a male and weighed "300-plus" pounds. He guessed the bear was 10 to 12 years old...
Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...these impact our abilities to get wood to producers," he said.Last year, a retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist told the Forest Service the Big Thorne harvest would impact the habitat and population of Alexander Archipelago wolves...
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...his encounters with bears have shaped his art. On Bearfest's first day, retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist John Hechtel explained the psychology behind what happens when a bear meets a human on a forested trail.In those...


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