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Video shows mother bear rushing at tourist group in Yellowstone

BILLINGS, Mont. - Dramatic video captured by a Montana wildlife official shows a mother black bear with cubs running toward a knot of camera-clicking tourists as the animals try to cross a bridge in...
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Hunter kills 2 Alaska bears, 1 that mauled partner

...with his rifle and killed it. One of the bear's two cubs then emerged, and the hunter fatally shot it. State wildlife official Larry Van Daele said Ostrin is a hero for killing the bears, tending to Snowden's wounds and getting help.
Agency halts grizzly hunting in Kenai refuge

...refuge manager Andy Loranger."This level of mortality is not scientifically sustainable," Loranger said.A state wildlife official said he was disappointed by the decision."The current harvest of bears this year is not unexpected and does not...
Trooper mercy-kills blind bear in Kodiak

ANCHORAGE - A wildlife official killed a Kodiak brown bear that likely was blinded when it fell off a cliff and later was found wandering in circles and bumping...
Federal panel concedes to Alaska on aquaculture

...and conservation groups after its all-day aquaculture hearing on Wednesday, and after Vinsel and Native fish and wildlife official Don Bremner participated in deliberations of an aquaculture subcommittee meeting Thursday morning. So far, the...
In Maryland, felt boots blamed for invasive 'rock snot'

...ban introduced this year in the Oregon legislature is almost certainly doomed after a state Department of Fish and Wildlife official testified that the agency's own employees prefer felt soles. "Certainly, going to no (felt) soles would reduce...
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Northwest Digest

...trash are to blame for the fatal shooting of a bear by authorities last week at Lake Tahoe, a Nevada Department of Wildlife official said. The 660-pound animal was shot after it wandered Thursday into an Incline Village home through an open window...
Northwest Digest

...finding of no significant impact" in an environmental assessment. Official kills moose wounded by arrow KENAI - A wildlife official destroyed a moose which had been severely injured by an arrow. William McLeod, 57, of Kenai, turned himself in...
Wildlife official cited in illegal moose kill

ANCHORAGE - The former chairman of the state Board of Game has been convicted of illegally killing a moose out of season.
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Committee OKs opening more lands to vehicles 2/6/98

... The bill likely would have no impact on Juneau and surrounding areas, according to legislators and a state wildlife official. Excess regulation by the state Board of Game and Board of Fisheries is limiting motorized access in areas...


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