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Jordan Creek not so weak?

...began in 2009 when the pair teamed up with the DEC and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to rehabilitate a portion of Jordan...partnership with the City and Borough of Juneau and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Because long-term testing of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/jordan-creek-not-so-weak
Local
Mercury in Fishes Study Released, Measurable Levels Detected in Alaska National Parks

Fish sampled in four Alaskan national parks have tested positive for mercury and in some cases exceeded State of Alaska unlimited human consumption thresholds for women and children. The testing was part of a multi-year U.S.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/mercury-fishes-study-released-measur
Outdoors
Agency to review Archipelago wolves

...Island will be considered for listing under the Endangered Species Act.Environmental groups announced Friday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had granted their request for an in-depth status review of Alexander Archipelago wolves, which...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-30/agency-review-archipelago-wolves
State
Alaska Editorial: Lawsuit over denied ANWR plan is the right move

...potential.The governor on March 14 announced that the state has filed suit against the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over those agencies' refusal to consider the state's plan for exploratory oil and gas activity...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-25/alaska-editorial-lawsuit-over-denied-
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: State makes a point in suing over federal failure to consider oil plan

...potential.The governor on Friday announced that the state has filed suit against the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over those agencies' refusal to consider the state's plan for exploratory oil and gas activity...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-19/alaska-editorial-state-makes-point-su
Opinion
Off the Beaten Path: Living in wolf country

...the state. The densest populations are in Southeast where deer, by and large, make up their main food source. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates there's around 5,400 gray wolves in the lower 48. According to the International...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-21/beaten-path-living-wolf-country
Outdoors
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...visit to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...invertebrates in sediment and likely were affected by lingering oil, said David Irons, a seabirds expert with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.The decline of its other prey, juvenile herring, didn't help. Numbers continue to decline...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/exxon-valdez-spill-effects-linger
State
New Kenai River guides ready to fish; focus shifts from kings

...and you've got 20 pounds of high grade pot in your trunk," he said. "You have to be paranoid."Rob Barto, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement officer taught a class that involved several scenarios that guides could be confronted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-23/new-kenai-river-guides-ready-fish-focus
State | AK legislature
Zirkle aims for Iditarod title after narrow misses

...biology from the University of Pennsylvania. She lived in a wall tent on the Alaska Peninsula, counting birds for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.She returned to college, finished her degree in 1992 and headed straight back to Alaska. After...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-06/zirkle-aims-iditarod-title-after-narro
Sports

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