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Troopers investigating bear shooting in Sitka

...found about 35 yards from a home, near where it was shot by someone called in by neighbors.State wildlife biologist Phil Mooney said the bear was a male, probably between 3 and 4 years old.Mooney said the bear had been in several trash containers...
Bear activity reported from Anchorage to Sitka

...the bear was gone. Wildlife officials tracked and killed it for exhibiting bad behavior.State wildlife biologist Phil Mooney said the bear prowling in the afternoon and breaking into an occupied residence made it a danger to the public.In...
Deer outlook, reports positive

...Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Sitka Area Wildlife Management Biologist Phil Mooney said there are no concerns about the deer population in Unit 4 this year."(There are) lots of fawns being seen...
Baranof goat study unlocks clues to island's paleo past

...September day on Baranof Island Kevin White, a goat researcher from Juneau with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, and Phil Mooney, Sitka's ADF&G wildlife management biologist are looking for mountain goats.When the helicopter hovers within...
Sitka man faces poison charges

...suspected they had been poisoned.Golf course officials had earlier complained to Alaska Fish and Game wildlife biologist Phil Mooney that bears were ripping up ball cups on the practice green at the course.Mooney put up a live trap for the bear...
Changes in bears tied to less accessible garbage

...and Game said he doesn't doubt a Tenakee Springs man was legally justified in shooting two brown bears in August. Phil Mooney said he is sure the man, who was not identified, acted in defense of life or property, as state law allows, in the...
Photo: Cub cage

...four attempts, the bear was captured on Killisnoo Island near Angoon by Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Phil Mooney. The orphaned cub joins a sibling at the private zoo that was caught in August. Sound off on the important issues...
Blacktails on the rebound

...may mean good things for hunters this season. That's according to state Department of Fish and Game Area Biologists Phil Mooney and Ryan Scott who said the early green-up in the region was a welcome relief for the Sitka blacktail deer population...
Hunt closures declared for goats on Baranof

...order to mountain goat hunting this week by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. ADF&G Area Management Biologist Phil Mooney said those areas include Blue Lake and Medvejie Lake drainages, and the south fork of the Katlian River drainage on...
Biologists collar Baranof goats to track movement

...hydroelectric project, which serves Sitka. The collars will collect location data. Department of Fish and Game area biologist Phil Mooney said biologists made two trips into the high country to collar the 12 goats, which represent less than 1 percent of...


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