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City mulls fence regs to protect moose

...mansion in Anchorage, where a number of moose impalements has prompted criticism.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Jessy Coltrane shot down two moose calves impaled on the mansion fence on the same day about five years ago...
Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...suspect the large shaggy animals are seeking refuge in Nome because of brown bears, Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Tony Gorn told KNOM."We routinely, almost daily now, move musk ox. But then they come back," Gorn said...
Black bear still awake, patrolling downtown

...It ran underneath a staircase and stayed there as she and Watson walked home.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Ryan Scott said around New Years ADF&G got a call from the Juneau Police Department letting them know about...
Wolf pups plucked from Kenai wildfire

...found in the smoldering debris of the Funny River Horse Trail Wildfire on Tuesday, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Jeff Selinger didn't know what to expect.According to a release from the ADF&G, firefighters who happened...
Kasilof man finds snake in backyard

...however, is not as far-fetched in southcentral Alaska as some might think, according to Alaska Fish and Game Wildlife biologist Jeff Selinger. The common garter snake is the only species of snake found in Alaska, he said. It can be found...
Local woman tells of bear encounter

...from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game responded to the 911 call from the neighbor. One of them, Fish and Game wildlife biologist Ryan Scott, said in a phone interview Tuesday that they searched for the bear but were unable to find it. He...
Critter cams provide peek into the lives of bears

...person in the yard. The bear quietly slips away without the person ever knowing it was there."The more we know about bears here in urban areas the better we are at managing them," said Fish and Game wildlife biologist Jessy Coltrane.
Sitka man faces poison charges

...Vicky Vosburg suspected they had been poisoned.Golf course officials had earlier complained to Alaska Fish and Game wildlife biologist Phil Mooney that bears were ripping up ball cups on the practice green at the course.Mooney put up a live trap...
Bear makes surprise visit to Alaskan Bar Monday

...few seconds before leaving and walking back down Franklin Street.Ryan Scott, Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist, said the department was not contacted about the bear. ADF&G often responds to bear-human interactions in...
Close encounters with bears

...brush-covered hillside. The berry crop isn't good this year and neighborhood garbage is a draw, state Fish and Game wildlife biologist Neil Barten said. "It's worse than other parts of town because of behavior of people around bears," he said...


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