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Southeast salmon escapement goals change to maximize returns

...southeast, seven were flagged to be changed based on years of data and a review process, said Heinl, a regional research biologist. None of them were identified as "stocks of concern," or unable to sustain themselves at the current escapement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-16/southeast-salmon-escapement-goals-chang
Local
'Sopping wet' fall, winter ahead

...strange occurrences. Warm-water fish, such as a skipjack tuna, have been caught in Alaskan waters, says fishery research biologist Joe Orsi. Though it was initially unexplained and being called the "warm blob" by oceanographers, they now believe...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-03/sopping-wet-fall-winter-ahead
Outdoors
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...toughest meetings this board has ever had and probably ever will have."Soldotna resident Ken Tarbox, a retired research biologist for the Department of Fish and Game, said the meetings in 1999 were blown way out of proportion. Tarbox said relations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/kenai-peninsula-municipalities-hope-hos
State
Senators push for fish research in Juneau

...bottom line is that the Forest Service, the State of Alaska, and their partners would greatly benefit from having a research biologist based in Juneau to whom Alaskans could directly address aquatic resource questions - and who could work on Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05/senators-push-fish-research-juneau
Local
Scientists ask Obama to protect old growth forest

...national forest where they are still clear-cutting old growth," said John Schoen, a former state of Alaska research biologist.Owen Graham, director of the Alaska Forest Association, said the Forest Service has been carefully planning...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-25/scientists-ask-obama-protect-old-growth
State
Video from polar bear's neck cam shows life on ice

...that already were going to be captured for blood samples on a study of behavior and energy expenditure led by USGS research biologist Anthony Pagano. The bears already carry collars with GPS recording data and accelerometers, an activity sensor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-08/video-polar-bears-neck-cam-shows-life-i
State
Juneau Girl Scout receives scouting's highest honor

...installed an indoor display at the Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute. Gold Award advisor Bonita Nelson, a research biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, also presented the project at a National Marine Educators...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-25/juneau-girl-scout-receives-scouting
Neighbors
Biologists investigate mysterious sun star beach stranding

...population.Wasting syndrome probably wasn't to blame in this case, concluded Mandy Lindeberg, a NOAA fisheries research biologist who examined the starfish."There was definitely something wrong with them," Lindeberg told the Empire, adding...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-14/biologists-investigate-mysterious-sun-s
Local
Sea otters declared recovered from 1989 Exxon Valdez spill

...in sediment years after the spill and likely contributed to a delay in sea otter recovery, said lead author and research biologist Brenda Ballachey."One of the lessons we can take from this is that the chronic effects of oil in the environment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/sea-otters-declared-recovered-1989-exxo
State
Wildlife Wednesday to focus on mountain goats

...Alliance-Southeast Chapter, will be given by Kevin White who will speak about mountain goats.White is a Wildlife Research Biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game's Division of Wildlife Conservation in Juneau. His talk, "Ecology...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-30/wildlife-wednesday-focus-mountain-goats
Art

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