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A new season of wildlife on Wednesdays

...Sitka black-tailed deer Jan. 6.? ADF&G Juneau Area biologist Stephanie Sell will discuss her four years at Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary in Bristol Bay on Feb. 3.That's how she started her career with Fish and Game. "You learn...
Alaska's popular walrus cam streams again after a decade

...state Department of Fish and Game worked with a private donor in 2005 to stream images from Round Island, part of the Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary. The feed was sent over the Internet and featured at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, another...
Letter to the Editor: Funding cuts hit Round Island research

...called for additional information from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) regarding plans for the Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary. Funding for department staff at Round Island was not included in last year's budget and has...
Now streaming live: Walruses of the Bering Sea

...the two-ton walruses may not be the prettiest of Internet reality show stars. But two cameras installed at the Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary off Alaska's southwest coast are giving scientists and Web surfers alike the chance to follow...
State refuges see record visitors in 2010

...percent more visits than in 2009. Alaska's state refuge program began in 1960 when the Legislature created the Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary in Bristol Bay. Today there are 32 refuges, sanctuaries and critical habitat areas with 3...
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Out and About

...Brotherhood Bridge. Details: Mike McKrill, 789-9116. Final SERR race of the year. Nov. 14: Slide program on Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary with Matt Kirchhoff, Juneau Audubon Society meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle...
Pocket guide could be much better

...thoughtfully revised. Omit Will Rogers from the "Alaska entertainers" page, for example, and avoid implying that Walrus Islands are a zoo! Ann Chandonnet can be reached at .
Out and About

...Douglas library. Pizza provided, bring a dessert to share. Details: Greg Bledsoe, 463-3211. Feb. 7: "Walrus Island: Through a Caretaker's Eyes," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Fireside program at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center...
Around Town

...door. All proceeds benefit the Juneau Raptor Center. Fireside Chat with ADF&G biologist Polly Hessing presenting "Walrus Island: Through a Caretaker's Eyes," first show 6:30 p.m., second show 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center...
Native hunters squeamish about Webcast walrus kills

...The skins become boat coverings, while intestines can serve as rain gear. The hunt was banned in 1960 after the Walrus Islands were designated a wildlife sanctuary by the state. In 1995, Alaska Natives were allowed to resume hunting on the...


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