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Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...with an outfitter in Mechanicsburg.For some time, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had been studying the dangers to...sent $100 and an application for an import permit to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They received a letter back that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

...Sharon Gleason called the case moot in siding with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Department of Interior...the refuges for research and management activities. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official responded that such activities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-31/judge-tosses-lawsuit-over-federal-refug
State
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...represent an important supporting cast.This year's Bearfest topic, "Bears and People," attracted experts from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Forest Service, Park Service, professors and researchers."For them, it's a chance to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/wrangell-cause-grin-bear
Local
Yukon River king salmon returns see improvement

...meet the goal."Everybody did their part, and we're getting fish up there," said Fred Bue, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Fairbanks. "It's been a sacrifice for many people, especially so many years in a row...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/yukon-river-king-salmon-returns-see-imp
State
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...the time, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game managed the muskox herd on Nunivak, sharing jurisdiction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which manages the habitat as part of a national wildlife reserve. While circumnavigating the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
Opinion
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs

...pending a review 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-06/scientists-use-csi-style-tests-count-al
State
Video from polar bear's neck cam shows life on ice

...seal carcass in seawater and scientists speculate she's trying to thaw it out, Atwood said.The USGS is part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Polar Bear Recovery Team that will draft a Polar Bear Conservation Management Plan to meet requirements...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-08/video-polar-bears-neck-cam-shows-life-i
State
Village sues feds to open road in refuge

...federal government far more acreage - 97.5 square miles for less than 3 square miles. However, Jewell agreed with a U.S. Fish and Wildlife analysis saying the exchange could not compensate for the special qualities of existing refuge lands...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-05/village-sues-feds-open-road-refuge
State
Ribbon seal shows up in Prince William Sound

...photographed a 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/ribbon-seal-shows-prince-william-sound
State
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

...USDA Forest Service, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Geological Survey.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/native-plant-conservation-mou-renewe
Outdoors

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