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My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...program. In the coming months, an additional 10-15 youth ambassadors will be selected. The program was created by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. State Department in partnership with nonprofit partner Alaska Geographic to increase...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-01/my-turn-young-leaders-lend-voices-cul
Opinion
As president comes to Anchorage, spots of Juneau rise to surface

...The road, which would run through a wilderness area of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, was rejected by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Carr-Odom thinks that's a mistake."Human life is much more important," she said, referring...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-30/president-comes-anchorage-spots-juneau-
Local
Court hears polar bear habitat arguments

...court Tuesday.Robert Stockman acknowledged that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan designating an area larger than...interfere with the recovery of a threatened population.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service habitat plan designating 187,000...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/court-hears-polar-bear-habitat-argument
State
Grizzlies kill more Montana livestock than in all 2014

...prairie, that's a new thing because most of those bears were gone before the turn of the (20th) century."The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to decide this year whether to lift protections for the grizzly bear, a species currently...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/grizzlies-kill-more-montana-livestock
Not For Web
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Just say 'No'

...prevented as well.Over 98 percent of the Auke Lake sockeye spawn in inlet streams with a majority using Lake Creek. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service radio telemetry study documented 87 percent of sockeye returning to Auke Lake spawn within roughly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-11/empire-readers-council-editorial-just
Opinion
Federal appeals court hears arguments on polar bear habitat

...court Tuesday.Robert Stockman acknowledged that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan designating an area larger than...interfere with the recovery of a threatened population.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service habitat plan designating 187,000...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-11/federal-appeals-court-hears-arguments-p
State
What's out there for the kids?

...interested in the outdoors.They're working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on incorporating hunter-education...bird hikes, the University of Alaska, Southeast, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Douglas Island Pink and Chum Fish...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/whats-out-there-kids
Outdoors
Half of Columbia River sockeye dying due to hot water

...species of salmon and steelhead are listed as endangered or threatened in the Columbia River basin.Don Campton of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said fish congregating in confined areas trying to find cool water makes them a target for pathogens...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/half-columbia-river-sockeye-dying-due
Not For Web
Groups ask for government action on POW wolves

...black-tailed deer." It will also increased hunting, trapping, and human pressure on the wolves, they said.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected at the end of the year to issue a decision on whether or not Southeast's Alexander...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/groups-ask-government-action-pow-wol
Outdoors
Groups want hunting season suspended for rare wolves

...forests and reduces carrying capacity for deer.After a lawsuit last year claiming inaction by federal regulators, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agreed in September to decide by late 2015 whether the wolves warrant endangered species protection...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/groups-want-hunting-season-suspended-ra
State

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