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Landslide wipes out Sitka restoration projects

...damage to a footbridge and trails, including one that had been repaired after flooding last January.On Sept. 19, a state biologist noticed that Starrigavan Creek had been diverted onto an old logging road. U.S. Forest Service employees went...
Biologists: Baby moose are not pets

...calf was taken into a home in the Wasilla area. "They just had it in the living room, as if it was a puppy," state biologist Todd Rinaldi said.Last week, someone tackled a calf at an Anchorage mobile home park and tied it up with an electrical...
Biologist in Nome warns against musk oxen viewing

NOME - A state biologist in Nome is cautioning people on the Seward Peninsula against viewing musk oxen up close, saying that endangers young calves...
Southeast has record tanner crab harvest

...was caught last month, KFSK reported.The largest catches came from the northern end of Southeast, according to state biologist Joe Stratman. He said the harvest was akin to last year but not as big as the 2000-2001 season."This 1.25...
Conservationists celebrate delay of Big Thorne sale

...Pendleton wrote in a Sept. 30 letter that the sale needs to be reconsidered because of a statement from a former state biologist who says the Big Thorne timber harvest would wreak havoc on the wolf-deer ecological dynamic on Prince of Wales...
Invasive pike thriving on salmon, other species

...more of the slow water that pike prefer."There's no place for those salmon to get away and avoid them," said state biologist Kristine Dunker, a co-author of the study.Pike have long been suspected as the reason for low salmon numbers...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Editorial As Juneau bear expert and state biologist Neil Barten explains, in most...Archives As Juneau bear expert and state biologist Neil Barten explains, in most...Online As Juneau bear expert and state biologist Neil Barten explains, in most...
State biologist's shotgun shells triggered fire

ANCHORAGE - State biologists using firecracker shotgun shells to scare off an aggressive moose started a 100,000-acre wildfire in Alaska's Interior last month.
Intrusive bear watchers concern state biologist

Two young black bears have sent camera shutters clicking and gawkers gawking this summer as a result of their preferred dining area alongside Glacier Highway, north of Juneau.
Sparing garbage bears

As Juneau bear expert and state biologist Neil Barten explains, in most cases a bear in someone's garbage is not a public safety issue. Thus, the city has made the...


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