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The story behind the return of the wood bison

...Randy Rogers (lead planner for many years), Rita St. Louis (lead planner following Randy's retirement), and Tom Seaton (project leader who logistically made the transport and release happen) along with dozens of other ADF&G staff who...
Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it's a big deal

...who helped establish seven wood bison herds in Canada, and Alaska bison experts Bob Stephenson, Rita St. Louis and Tom Seaton. One of the biggest hurdles workers are focused on now is increasing the probability individual bison do not die or...
Black bears found wandering in Interior Alaska

FAIRBANKS - The alarm clock has sounded for Interior black bears. Biologist Tom Seaton of the state Department of Fish and Game says he spotted bears Wednesday while flying in the Tanana and Yukon valleys. The not-so-snowy...
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Lone Dall sheep puzzles biologists

...wildlife biologists puzzled. They want to know where it came from and why it's still hanging around the mine. Biologist Tom Seaton with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks said the sheep is a long way from the steep mountain cliffs...
Deadly diet of hay can bring down a moose

...and I went out there to check it out and that moose had about 200 pounds of hay in its gut," said wildlife biologist Tom Seaton at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game here. "It was all in little, mouth-size balls, like someone had stuffed...
Black bear killed after raiding freezer

...figured it was an easy way to add calories for the winter and decided to hang around," said Tom Seaton, an assistant area biologist Tom Seaton with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Seaton said the shooting was legal. Getting into...
Winter diet pretty slim when you're a moose

...birch, poplar and willow in the winter. "The bark is really what they're after," said state wildlife biologist Tom Seaton, who recently spent two years studying moose browse in the Tanana Flats for his master's thesis. "Wood is not digestible...
Alaska Digest

...decomposition, but when scientists cut into it, they found the internal organs generally well preserved, according to Tom Seaton, a state biologist. The discovery indicated the 8-foot-long whale had frozen. A fall trip would make sense, he...
Warm weather plays havoc with Interior trapping

...Guys with big snowmachine lines are the ones out of business and they're the ones that produce a lot of fur," said Tom Seaton of the state Department of Fish and Game. At Fairbanks Fur Tannery, "just a few skins are coming in here and there...
Moose rescued after falling into river

...people did a good thing for it, and I'm glad nobody got hurt, but we don't recommend it," said wildlife biologist Tom Seaton with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game in Fairbanks. Seaton said that when the moose immediately starting feeding...


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