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Dead snowshoe hare in Fairbanks tied to bacterial disease

...humans."Hares die of this infection every spring and summer in the Interior," said wildlife veterinarian Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen. "This is the first hare we've tested this year, but we've had multiple reports of sick hares and expect more...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-06-21/dead-snowshoe-hare-fairbanks-tied-ba
Outdoors
Dog ticks a growing concern in Alaska

...also have been found in Alaska, raising concerns for dogs, wildlife and the risk of spreading diseases to people.Kimberlee Beckmen of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-22/dog-ticks-growing-concern-alaska
State
Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska

...including in California, Nevada and Texas, The Anchorage Daily News reported."It's super, super common," said Kimberlee Beckmen, a Fish and Game wildlife veterinarian. "The only unusual part is us finding a die-off in Alaska."Most of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-09/disease-kills-hundreds-seabirds-alaska
State
Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf

...the frozen carcass to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Office in Fairbanks. There, wildlife veterinarian Kimberlee Beckmen will examine it and perhaps find the cause of death.Anxious to move because he has stripped to his t-shirt and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/alaska-science-forum-mystery-south-f
Outdoors
Two in Fairbanks diagnosed with bacterial infection

...potentially fatal bacterial infection more commonly found in pets. Alaska Department of Fish and Game veterinarian Kimberlee Beckmen learned of the outbreak from state public health authorities late last week. The disease can be transmitted to humans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080709/sta_479158670.shtml
Alaska officials to test whether wolves killed teacher

...Candice Berner was attacked outside Perryville last week. The Anchorage Daily News reports that veterinarian Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen will test the bites of the wolves as well as DNA to see if they're the ones that killed Berner. The wolves will...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031810/reg_592450130.shtml
Regional News
Wolf that attacked sled dogs had rabies

...17-month-old female wolf was positive for the rabies virus. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife veterinarian Kimberlee Beckmen said it is possible other wolves in the pack also have the disease. "Rabies virus is present in saliva, and when...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110207/sta_20071102018.shtml
News
Prince of Wales Island bat tests positive for rabies

...This poses no new threat to humans, but rabies is a serious health threat, because it can kill you," said Kimberlee Beckmen, wildlife veterinarian for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Little is known about how far Alaska bats travel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092206/sta_20060922015.shtml
News
Around Town

...Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC conference room. Details: 789-3826. West Nile Virus and Alaska presentation by Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: Sandy, 586-2207. Wednesday, Jan. 22 Polaris...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012103/loc_calendar.shtml
News
Out and About

...Yacht Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., at the club near Aurora Basin. Jan. 21: Presentation on West Nile virus by Kimberlee Beckmen, wildlife veterinarian for Fish and Game in Fairbanks, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Sponsored...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011903/out_about.shtml
Outdoors

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