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My Turn: Sealaska receives new ANCSA land

...practices do not cause long-term harm to the natural habitat, especially salmon habitat.Together with our partners (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, State of Alaska and TNC) we will remove a 100-year-old dam this summer so salmon have access...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-26/my-turn-sealaska-receives-new-ancsa-l
Opinion
Alaska Science Forum: Overwintering in the Bering Sea

...a lack of spectacled eiders in the summertime tundra nesting places the birds prefer. The decline was so steep that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials listed the birds as threatened in 1993. Wanting to know more, biologists captured birds...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/alaska-science-forum-overwintering-b
Outdoors
Letter to the Editor: Funding cuts hit Round Island research

...the approximately $100,000 that would have put two department staff on Round Island for a full summer season. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service helped staff and fund operations on Round Island for many years, but that ceased in 2005 when...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-02-12/letter-editor-funding-cuts-hit-round-
Letters
State says Obama is breaking promise on Arctic refuge

...Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act barred the federal government form creating more wilderness, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service doesn't see it that way.It's the agency's job to make plans that could include future wilderness...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/state-says-obama-breaking-promise-arcti
State
Judge hears arguments over ANWR exploration

...ANWR's potential in 1987.Schechter said the state believes the federal law still allows for exploration done under U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regulations, as is the case in other many other national wildlife refuges that are not designated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/judge-hears-arguments-over-anwr-explora
State | AK legislature
Trap snares eagle and the woman who says she freed it

...was euthanized.Lewis said by phone Tuesday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife law enforcement division did not investigate...Repository near Denver, Colorado. The repository is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-run organization that distributes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-21/trap-snares-eagle-and-woman-who-says-sh
Local
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as untouchable "wilderness" shouldn't have come as a surprise to Alaskans, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director said.Since 2011, both the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and the Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/usfws-anwr-wilderness-announcement-was-
State | AK legislature
Prosecutors dismiss case against woman who freed eagle from trap

...Tiernan then contacted the raptor specialist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which sent its carcass to a repository...never received a call from the Juneau Raptor Center or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and were unaware the case involved...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-23/prosecutors-dismiss-case-against-woman-
Local
Analysis: Southeast wolves aren't subspecies

...of Wales Island as an endangered subspecies. The wolves are currently being considered "endangered" status by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service."The paper, titled "Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Variation of Wolves in Southeast Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/analysis-southeast-wolves-arent-subs
Outdoors
Haines guide sentenced for guiding violation

...many letters of support that were written and submitted to the judge.On the other side, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials sat behind the prosecutors table.The maximum punishment Katzeek could have faced for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-08/haines-guide-sentenced-guiding-violatio
Local

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