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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...
State game board maneuvers to bring back wolf control program

The state Board of Game rewrote its aerial wolf hunting regulations Wednesday in a move to revive a program deemed illegal by a judge last week.
State game board targets Cook Inlet wolves

After approving a predator control plan targeting wolves and bears around McGrath, and then proposing land-and-shoot wolf hunting in the Nelchina Basin, the Alaska Board of Game set its sights on wolves across Cook Inlet from Anchorage.
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...
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...
Viagra helpful to bear population: Fact or fiction?

One wouldn't think the state game board would spend time pondering the effects of Viagra, but the sex drug took on new meaning for wildlife managers this month. Alaska...

Board OKs fall hunt of 4 Hillside moose ANCHORAGE - The state game board has approved a fall hunt of four moose in Chugach State Park, in a popular hiking area above the Anchorage Hillside. The limited...
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...
Petitioners seek end to aerial hunt responsible hunting and has sullied the state's reputation, said Joel Bennett, a Juneau resident and former state Game Board member. Bennett filed a ballot initiative petition at the lieutenant governor's office late Tuesday. If the ballot...
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...


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