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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs

...The number peaked at 250 to 350 wolves in the mid-1990s, according to 2012 estimates by now-retired Fish and Game biologist David Person.The sub-species conservationists are hoping to list as threatened or endangered is named for the...
Biologist in Nome warns against musk oxen viewing

...reported.Getting too close to the animals can scare herds, harming or even killing young calves, Alaska Fish and Game biologist Tony Gorn said.Musk oxen population declines are near 13 percent yearly, with calf survival rates down, according...
Sitka fishermen continue herring fishery

...were in Starrigavan and Katlian bays.The guideline harvest this year is 16,333 tons and Department of Fish and Game biologist Dave Gordon says the remaining quota could be taken in either one or two more openings.The next opening could come...
Wildlife expert criticizes location of proposed trail

...through a corridor used by grizzly bears and a state game biologist fears a repeat of last month's mauling if it's...the Anchorage area," said Department of Fish and Game biologist Rick Sinnott, who responded to the mauling of a 15-year-old...
Pair of unusual dog injuries raises more questions than answers

...month in Juneau, two dogs have been attacked and bitten under strange circumstances.Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Stephanie Sell said during the last week of February, a man reported a wolf attacked his dog on the Mendenhall wetlands...


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