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Study: Frog deformities could be related to warming water, copper

...from Alaska Pacific University, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the University...was clean, said Mari Reeves, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ecologist...A 10-year national study by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found hotspots...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/study-frog-deformities-could-be-related
State
Police and Fire for May 21, 2015

...Meredith Osborne, 22 of Georgia, hiked to the Mendenhall Glacier and became lost on the way back. They were rescued by a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service boat. No injuries were reported.? About 12:41 May 14, Alaska State Troopers received a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-21/police-and-fire-may-21-2015
Local
Agency will hunt invasive caribou on remote island

...to a remote island in the Aleutians to kill caribou, an invasive species that threatens wilderness vegetation.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving forward with plans to protect Kagalaska Island, part of the Alaska Maritime National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-22/agency-will-hunt-invasive-caribou-remot
State
Orphaned polar bear to move from New York to St. Louis Zoo

...six years.Kali was orphaned in March 2013 when a hunter in Alaska killed the cub's mother. When the hunter realized the bear he killed was nursing, he followed tracks to the den and took the cub to U.S. Fish and Wildlife authorities.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-28/orphaned-polar-bear-move-new-york-st
Outdoors
The story behind the return of the wood bison

...Alyeska, John Deere, the Rasmuson Foundation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service State Wildlife Grant Program. Steel...Environmental Conservation State Veterinarian office. And the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service published the special rule under Section...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/story-behind-return-wood-bison
Opinion
Smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport

ANCHORAGE - Inspectors with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service made an unusual discovery at Ted Stevens Anchorage International...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/smuggled-turtles-intercepted-anchorage-
State
Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...availability, a consequence of warmer ocean temperatures.The review does not include counts at nesting colonies. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seabird researcher David Irons says colony data indicates a decline that leveled off after 2000...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/feds-document-seabird-loss-north-pacifi
State
Alaskans can help answer 'Where have all the rusty blackbirds gone?'

...on for a century or more. The rusty blackbird is now included in the IUCN's Red List of Threatened Species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Birds of Conservation Concern, and the Audubon Alaska WatchList of declining and vulnerable...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/alaskans-can-help-answer-where-have-
Outdoors
Alaska wildfire managers prepare for early season

...without the snowpack, the grass is still three feet tall," said Kristi Bulock, a fire management officer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "It's up and it's fluffy, and it's available for burning, where generally, under a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/alaska-wildfire-managers-prepare-early-
State
Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it's a big deal

...to North American bison. Wood bison, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service numbered around 168,000 in the...hundred wood bison were discovered in northern Alberta. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service states: "Most of the world population...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/beaten-path-wood-bison-are-back-its-
Outdoors

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