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Louisiana black bear takes his leave

...has wandered away in search of a new home.The young bear left late Monday after he got caught in a trap set by state biologists, but then managed to open the door and escape, Dennis Carmouche of Marksville said Tuesday."He's smart...
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Kookesh's salmon citation argued in Alaska Supreme Court

...of 15," Kookesh said.The attorney for the fishermen, John "Sky" Starkey told justices it was not legal for a state biologist to unilaterally set a limit for such an important fishery. The decision was made behind closed doors, he said...
Musk oxen seen between Bethel, villages

...Alaska's population died out.The animals around Bethel have been migrating across the ice from Nelson Island.State biologists estimate that about 200 of the animals are in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The population would need to number 2...
My Turn: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...are warming and will continue to do so until salmon runs fail. Successful resource management requires that our state biologists know which streams are which.In Alaska, we are starting to take the steps necessary to generate the kind of data...
Anchorage mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose

...000 residents of Alaska's largest city. Moose feed on natural and ornamental foliage.Rick Sinnott, former state biologist in Anchorage, said the Department of Fish and Game typically receives two or three calls a year of moose impaled...
Pike poisoning begins in Soldotna waterways

KENAI - Alaska state biologists have begun the process of killing invasive northern pike in Soldotna lakes, with plans to restock those waterways with native...
No permits to be issued on Situk for king salmon

...has set the biological escapement goal range between 450 and 1,050 large Chinook salmon in the Situk River and State biologists have forecasted a return of 826 large Chinook salmon to the river in 2014. Subsistence fishing for species other...
Biologists: Baby moose are not pets

ANCHORAGE - State biologists are reminding people not to touch moose calves or try to take them...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...
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...
Viking Lumber wins Big Thorne contract, again

...Thorne Bay and Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island. The sale was taken off the table, however, when a former state biologist said it would negatively impact the wolf and deer populations on the island.The Forest Service reconsidered the...


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