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Pinks predicted to carry season, again

...harvest was way outside the range of anything we'd seen before," said Ketchikan-based regional research biologist Steve Heinl, who contributed to the forecast. "That gives us a lot of uncertainty about using our information to come up with...
Southeast salmon escapement goals change to maximize returns

...allowed to swim free during fishing season to spawn - have changed to maximize the fish populations in those runs.Steve Heinl and Ed Jones of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game informed the ADF&G Board of Fisheries of the changes on Wednesday...
Hummingbird hangs around Ketchikan

...lamp to protect the sugar-water from freezing. He first saw the bird Oct. 1. Department of Fish and Game biologist Steve Heinl says the birds are rare in southeast Alaska. Anna's hummingbirds move north, instead of south, when fall comes...
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Wayward pelican finds new home in Ketchikan

...than their stomachs, according to the California Department of Fish and Game. Fisheries biologist and bird enthusiast Steve Heinl said this might be the first official sighting of a brown pelican in Alaska. The only other record of a brown pelican...
Wildlife Spy: An invasion of tiny proportions

...reported in Cordova around Halloween, but the suspects are likely Anna's. In Ketchikan as late as Nov. 16, birder Steve Heinl saw three Anna's hummingbirds at a single feeder (one adult male and two juvenile males). Birds are lingering in...


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