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Killer bears and lemming suicide: Busting myths about Alaska animals

...release it. There is no involuntary locking mechanism; the hungry bird has simply decided the meal is worth the swim.Mike Jacobson spent decades as an eagle management specialist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service before he retired. "They...
Program about living in Kaktovik

...30 p.m., Jan. 10, in the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. The free slide program will be presented by Mike Jacobson, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In the 1970s, Jacobson lived in the Arctic coastal Inupiat...
Out and About

...Eaglecrest ski and snowboard school four-week lesson programs begin. Call 790-2001 for details. Jan. 10: Biologist Mike Jacobson presents a slide program about living in the Arctic coastal village of Kaktovik, adjacent to the Arctic National Wildlife...
Eagles can let go: Talon locking bogus

...mechanism. The eagle could let go if it wished. The hungry bird has simply decided the meal is worth the swim. Biologist Mike Jacobson said that over the years a number of eagles have been observed grabbing fish and getting pulled underwater. He said...
Reservation for two

...It probably is, I can't say for certain," said Mike Jacobson, a wildlife biologist and eagle expert with the U...days. SOURCES: U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologist Mike Jacobson, Alaska Department of Fish and Game They are also scavengers...

...Ketchum and Robert Armstrong. Other events include: Friday, Nov. 14 - 2-3 p.m.: "Eagles of Alaska," by Mike Jacobson; 3-4 p.m.: "Swans" by Jim King; 4-6 p.m.: live bird presentations; 7-9 p.m.: keynote speech...
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...United Church. Saturday Wild: Juneau's "Valley of the Eagles," 10 a.m., glacier overlook shelter. Leader is Mike Jacobson. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 789-7540. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau...
Alaska eaglets California-bound supply on the island." Alaska has an estimated 50,000 bald eagles, half of them in Southeast Alaska, said Mike Jacobson, an eagle management specialist in Alaska with the Fish and Wildlife Service. "This is the center of their population...
Jeepers creepers: Often-hidden bird breaks bird count record

...ear protection to his ability to still hear brown creepers even though he has run outboards extensively. Biologist Mike Jacobson will present a slide program about living in the Arctic coastal village of Kaktovik, adjacent to the Arctic National...
Around Town

...Committee meeting, 7 p.m., ADF&G Commissioner's Conference Room. Details: Aubrey, 465-4110. Biologist Mike Jacobson will present a free program about life in the Inupiat Eskimo village of Kaktovik, on the border of the Arctic National...


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