Ribbon seal shows up in Prince William Sound

...ribbon seal, which are normally seen in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas.Marty Reedy was driving a boat for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey when a colleague pointed out a seal, APRN reported.Reedy has also worked in northern waters and...
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs of the project's potential impact on wolves.The Center for Biological Diversity and others sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on June 10, accusing the agency of "delaying Endangered Species Act" protection for the Alexander Archipelago...
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

...Service, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Geological Survey.
Alaska pursues lawsuit over refuge land closures

...motion to dismiss the state's case are scheduled for July 9.Gov. Sean Parnell had threatened to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service unless it reversed its shutdown of federal refuges in Alaska by Oct. 15. In letters to Interior Secretary...
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Groups file lawsuit for listing of rare wolf

...force a federal agency to decide whether a rare Alaska wolf should be listed as endangered.A decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Alexander Archipelago wolves, a subspecies of gray wolves that lives in old-growth forest of southeast...
Agency mulls managing private refuge development

JUNEAU - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering new rules for managing the development of private, state or tribally owned mineral interests within the national...
Residents prepare to evacuate as fire grows

...about changing wind directions and where the fire would likely burn, Leah Eskelin, park ranger with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, stopped to post an updated map.The three recalled the behavior of the Shanta Creek Fire, a 2009 lightning-caused...
Wildfires grow in southcentral Alaska

...worked out real well," he said.The effort to contain the fire was assisted by pre-emptive work by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The agency had cleared highly flammable dead spruce trees killed by bark beetles along Funny River Road...
Author Straley to visit Juneau this weekend English. He arrived in Alaska in 1977 after his wife, whale biologist Jan Straley, was hired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In Washington, Straley had been training to be a farrier (horseshoer), a trade ill-suited for his...
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help D.C., they met with representatives from the State Department, the Department of the Interior, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Environmental Protection Agency, among others. The groups are concerned that Alaska will reap no...
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