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Agency halts grizzly hunting in Kenai refuge

...with overreach by the federal government into the management of Alaska's wildlife."The seven-member citizen state Game Board, which sets bag limits and seasons for game animals, has taken an aggressive stand to expand human consumption of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-27/agency-halts-grizzly-hunting-kenai-refu
State
National Park Service proposes to counteract state hunting changes

...wildlife populations in the preserve," said Kris Fister, spokeswoman for Denali National Park and Preserve.The state game board in March passed a regulation that allows brown bears to be killed at bait stations in three different game management...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-11/national-park-service-proposes-countera
State
Critics of bear baiting aim at voters

...say, a poll they commissioned last year shows strong support among Alaskans for such a ban. Doug Pope, a former state game board chairman active in conservation issues, said the influence of sportsmen's organizations in Alaska make it unlikely...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070703/sta_bearbaiting.shtml
News
Alaska editorial: Somerville should step down from Game Board

...reinforce the fact that Mr. Somerville is a divisive personality in state game management. No way he can do his job as state Game Board chairman under that cloud. Mr. Somerville blurted it out at a Game Board meeting last month. After a third Copper...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110906/opi_20061109001.shtml
Opinion
Groups file new aerial hunting suit

...the lawsuit. In January, a state judge ruled that the program allowing aerial-aided killings was invalid. The state Game Board revised the program and it was allowed to go forward. In their lawsuit, the conservation groups are challenging...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112206/sta_20061122020.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Joule, a Kotzebue Democrat. Citizens will still be able to have a voice in the process through advisory boards, the state Game Board and the Legislature. Rep. Eric Croft, an Anchorage Democrat, said he understands that rural Alaskans ``feel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032300/Loc_game.shtml
Group targets wolf-kill program

...concerns raised by the group. The first such aerial wolf control program in a decade in Alaska was approved by the state game board for the McGrath area in 2003. Despite the publicity, the state's tourism numbers are climbing - up last year to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020205/sta_20050202008.shtml
News
State Briefs

...named Bruce Baker of Juneau, Caleb Pungowiyi of Kotzebue and Michelle Sparck of Bethel to three-year terms on the state Game Board. They fill the expired terms of Michael Fleagle of McGrath, Greg Roczicka of Bethel and Greg Streveler of Gustavus...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022102/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

Game board to take up bear issues at meeting FAIRBANKS - The state game board has begun a two-week meeting in which it will consider nearly 300 proposals, many of them aimed at killing bears to boost moose...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022704/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Wolves: Violent? Yes Threat? No

A wildlife biologist told the state game board Wednesday the notion wolves never attack humans is wrong. Mark McNay, a biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110200/Loc_Wolf.html
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