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Alaska Editorial: Relocating bears doesn't change people's behavior

...and generally become bear aware to prevent similar situations in the future.As to the bears themselves, Fish and Game spokesman Ken Marsh told KTUU that black bears are difficult to relocate because they tend to either return to their place of...
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Hope restricts tents after bears ravage campground

...bears were the same ones relocated from Anchorage at Gov. Bill Walker's request. But Alaska Department of Fish and Game spokesman Ken Marsh said the campground's host spotted the tracking collars that had been strapped to the relocated bears...
Humpback whale dies in research vessel net

...the 58-foot research vessel's net while it was conducting herring research, said Alaska Department of Fish and Game spokesman Tim Barry. Humpback whales are an endangered species protected under several federal laws. The Fish and Game vessel...
Crab fishery to shut down early

...based on a survey completed in June. "This is a major closure for the fishery, and it's significant," Fish and Game spokesman Al Tingley said. "It's the result of information we've had and the status of the fishery. We just want to get...
New plan drafted for bears in Rockies, Cascades

...There are an estimated 1,500 endangered bears in the region's four states and two provinces. Idaho Fish and Game spokesman Gregg Losinski says the new recovery plan must be finished by the end of 2012. It is being drafted this week in Missoula...
Officials report surge in North Coast fall chinook salmon run

...has declined dramatically in recent years, prompting a ban on commercial fishing the past two seasons. Fish and Game spokesman Harry Morse says salmon counts in the Sacramento River system are not yet complete. The river provides much of the...
State's wolf-control program continues

...issued for the area west of Anchorage. Those hunters can take to the air beginning Wednesday, according to Fish and Game spokesman Bruce Bartley. After being chased around by hunters in airplanes last winter, the McGrath and Nelchina wolves will...
Biologists to study caribou response to fires

...and the Talkeetna Mountains to the east. "It's an area about the size of Indiana," said Department of Fish and Game spokesman Bruce Bartley. During the last decade, the animals have crossed the Alaska Range and walked north and east of Tok...
Wolf control halted in Nelchina Basin

...We're pretty much into maintenance mode now, where we're basically taking the annual production," Fish and Game spokesman Bruce Bartley said. This is the second year in a row the estimated wolf population in the unit has been reduced to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the detriment of the public. ``The Alaskan oil industry may have a new name, but it's still the same dirty game,'' spokesman Iain MacGill said in a news release. Share this page: Print Email Archives Cooperation and competition aren't...


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