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Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf, part II

...been trapped or shot. The cream-colored wolf now before Beckmen died of an unknown cause. Biologists Tom Paragi and Mike Taras sledded the frozen wolf a few miles in from where it had dropped on a snowmachine trail and lay until a dog musher discovered...
Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf

...Game)."With the cream-color, lifeless wolf in the center of the trail, Paragi and Leonard take a closer look. Mike Taras, an expert tracker and education specialist for the Department of Fish and Game, heads down the trail to look for clues...
Southeast deer weathering tough Autumn

...if they focus their harvest on bucks and fawns. Riley Woodford is a writer with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and the editor of "Alaska Wildlife News." Fairbanks wildlife educator Mike Taras also contributed to this article.
Wayward muskrat causes confusion on Fairbanks-area trails

...and looked for tracks. Sure enough, Ross found where Bacsujlaky had run into the rodent and he and fellow naturalist Mike Taras, an education specialist at the Department of Fish and Game, tracked it 300 yards through the snow almost to the edge...
Officials show how to release trapped pets

...step-by-step instructions, complete with drawings by DeGennaro, on how to remove them."It came out awesome," said Mike Taras, a wildlife education specialist for ADFG in Fairbanks who worked on the brochure.The brochure includes suggestions...
Fertile fires: Forest blazes make way for more wildlife

...about 200 fires a year in Alaska, and lightning has started fires in the boreal forests for tens of thousands of years. Mike Taras, a wildlife educator with Fish and Game, said historically, these fires burned an estimated 1.5 million to 2 million...
Interior hit with ptarmigan invasion

...are seeing an influx of ptarmigan in town this winter. "I see them all the time; they're everywhere," naturalist Mike Taras said of the snow-white birds that are usually found in the hills around town rather than in town. "Just driving along...


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