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City mulls fence regs to protect moose

...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."It's pretty gruesome...
Biologists: Baby moose are not pets took it upon himself to tackle it and tie it up with an electrical cord," Anchorage area wildlife biologist Jessy Coltrane said.The calf ran off with the cord hanging from its neck, Coltrane said.That night, police called Coltrane...
Soldier mauled by bear was wearing Army protective gear

...hands to her bleeding neck.There's no way of telling if the same bear was involved in Sunday's attack, said Jessy Coltrane, a wildlife biologist with Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which also responded to the latest encounter. Coltrane...
Biologist: moose fence could increase crashes

...Road could hurt the animals and could even increase the number of collisions with cars, state wildlife biologist Jessy Coltrane said. Her agency opposes the plan by the state Department of Transportation and has provided comments to traffic...
Be Alert! Wildlife babies are out & about

...spotted north of Juneau. "This is probably the most dangerous time of year to be around moose," Anchorage biologist Jessy Coltrane said. "If you're walking through a wooded area, you need to be extra vigilant."In Juneau, it's the brown...
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.
Hammocks hang up Anchorage moose

...since Sunday and four more have been reported snarled in hammocks or swing set chains over the past two weeks, said Jessy Coltrane, assistant area biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "I get a call every day almost," she said...
Biologist to lecture on porcupine survival secrets

...the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, Anchorage-based Alaska Department of Fish and Game Area Wildlife Biologist Jessy Coltrane will prove just how hardy these creatures are with her lecture on some of their winter survival secrets. The lecture...
Crippled mother moose nurses calf

...weight during the winter because they have less food to eat, and it may be necessary to put the moose down then, said Jessy Coltrane, the assistant Anchorage-area biologist. "There's no need (now) for a pre-emptive strike," Coltrane said...
Anchorage police: Please don't tase the bears

...stun guns. The concern is that a bear might not be incapacitated and could turn around to attack the shooter, said Jessy Coltrane, acting Anchorage-area wildlife biologist. Or it could run away in a rage after the shock and attack someone down...


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