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...drawn hundreds of e-mail messages and phone calls to state officials. In the end, Anchorage wildlife activist Karen Deatherage persuaded state officials to issue a permit allowing the shy, wolfish canine to be sent out of state. "It's...
Anchorage bear deaths decline in 2002 season

...Wildlife went door to door over the summer and handed out nearly 4,000 pamphlets with advice, said program associate Karen Deatherage. Some residents even tattled on neighbors whose sloppy habits attracted bears. "There's a lot of peer pressure...
Board of Game approves aerial shooting of wolves

...hybrids dressed in mock bulletproof vests. Some of the advocates returned Tuesday, when the panel took up the issue. Karen Deatherage, with Defenders of Wildlife, and other opponents said the decision was made based on weak numbers, not sound scientific...
Baiting bears is bad for Alaska away from bears, threatens the safety and property of rural residents and should not be permitted in Alaska. Karen Deatherage Alaska Program Associate Defenders of Wildlife Anchorage
Only two grizzlies taken in state's predator control effort

...state has clearly inflated the number of bears believed to be in that area or more would have been taken," said Karen Deatherage of Defenders of Wildlife. "It's definitely a reasonable conclusion. Bears are a lot harder to count than wolves...
Crackdown on Wolf-dogs

...unfair to expect the wildness to come out of an animal and expect them to function like a pet." Wildlife advocate Karen Deatherage, who helped write the new regulation, said hybrids are nearly impossible to train, hard to contain and unpredictable...
State embarks on third year of aerial wolf control

...program three years ago, critics contend the state doesn't have the science to justify killing hundreds of wolves. Karen Deatherage, Alaska representative for Defenders of Wildlife, said the state "is flying blind" and termed the state's predator...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Taylor's comments in its newsletter sent to between 3,000 and 5,000 members and supporters, is based in Anchorage. Karen Deatherage, associate director of the group, said sarcastic or not, Taylor's comments reflect the kind of thinking environmentalists...
Seekins targets bears

...just certain lines that aren't crossed, and this is one of them." Alaska Defenders of Wildlife representative Karen Deatherage argued that predator control should be left in the hands of the Board of Game. "They reproduce very, very, slowly...
Fish and Game takes step toward wolf control

...Fish and Game has decided not to allow aerial shooting or land-and-shoot killing of wolves, at least for now. Karen Deatherage of the Anchorage office of the wildlife group criticized the predator-control program for McGrath as being "ecologically...


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