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Public welcome at Today Show filming

...want in their hands at 3 a.m. It's really, really important in this case for these animals to have no access to human food or drinks."In anticipation of the filming of NBC's Today Show beginning at 3 a.m. Thursday in the visitor center's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/public-welcome-today-show-filming
Local
My Turn: Don't be scared of big, bad bears

...of our community. Perhaps most importantly, we can teach how to avoid the situation in the first place - how to keep human food and garbage from bears, and how to avoid surprising a bear.Most of us, particularly children, spend less unstructured...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-01/my-turn-dont-be-scared-big-bad-bears
Opinion
Wildlife roundup: Bears go bad when human food is involved

...it is likely the bear had become food-conditioned to human food and habituated - comfortable around humans - in its pursuit...Animals that come to rely on, or at least focus mainly on human food, are the primary cause of bear-related calls the department...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-08-16/wildlife-roundup-bears-go-bad-when-h
Outdoors
Juneau man cited for feeding game

...cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for negligently leaving human food in a manner that attracted black bears.Troopers said...beginning in late May.An investigation found evidence that human food had been left out at 1940 Sutherland Drive, causing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-12/juneau-man-cited-feeding-game
Local
Brown bear killed crossing Glacier Highway

...in the woods) and lives."Fish and Game biologists opened up the bear's stomach to examine its contents and found human food and garbage."Broccoli, crayons and stuff like that," Sell said.Sell said that finding should serve as a reminder...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-26/brown-bear-killed-crossing-glacier-high
Local
Local woman tells of bear encounter

...reportedly had been rummaging through trash there and became food-conditioned and habituated to humans."It's getting human food, becoming food-conditioned and habituated to some extent moving around a dense housing area," Scott said. "So...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-12/just-few-scrapes
Local
On the Trails: Ergot

...amounts are thought to do negligible damage. (It is not unusual for tiny amounts of various toxins to be allowed in human food.)The life cycle of ergot is interesting. A fungal spore lands on the female parts of a grass flower, and sends filaments...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-12-21/trails-ergot
Outdoors
Deadly diet of hay can bring down a moose

...copper - conditions that the biologists said could have resulted from a long-term diet of ornamental trees, plants and human food. Residents said the moose, which was about 12 years old and accompanied by a healthy calf, had lived in the area for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122603/sta_hay.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...no evidence the animal was eating human food. Concerns arose following the April...week, however, showed no signs of human food in the wolf's stomach. There was...wolf might have eaten at least some human food in the past but probably not much...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050800/Loc_wolf.shtml
Ban bear baiting

...bear for hunting or photography with human food is sick and lazy as well as dangerous...and Game, keeping bears away from human food is perhaps the most important thing...of bears have become addicted to human food and become nuisances because of bear...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103104/let_20041031029.shtml
Opinion

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