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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.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-06/hunter-kills-2-alaska-bears-1-mauled-pa
State
Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

...46-square mile Kagalaska are separated by an 8-mile channel that can be crossed with a swim of a few hundred yards. Wildlife officials in the late 1990s began finding antlers, feces and tracks on Kagalaska.Caribou on mainland Alaska typically migrate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/alaska-refuge-proposes-killing-invasive
State
Three bear cubs orphaned in Interior Alaska need homes

FAIRBANKS - Three orphaned bear cubs will be euthanized unless Alaska wildlife officials can find homes for them.The 1-year-old cubs became orphaned when their mother was illegally killed in the Interior community...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-26/three-bear-cubs-orphaned-interior-alask
State
Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

...46-square mile Kagalaska are separated by an 8-mile channel that can be crossed with a swim of a few hundred yards. Wildlife officials in the late 1990s began finding antlers, feces and tracks on Kagalaska.Caribou on mainland Alaska typically migrate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-02/alaska-refuge-proposes-killing-invasive
State
Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...charged with illegal taking of game" and has no comment.Herds of musk oxen have been loitering close to town and wildlife officials have been looking for a solution to deal with about 150 animals loitering locally. The large shaggy animals have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/wildlife-troopers-cite-nome-woman-musk-
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Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

NOME - Alaska wildlife officials have turned to an unusual source in efforts to persuade a herd...them with a pickup after the animals tried to ram a dog pen.Wildlife officials have tried shooting rubber bullets at the musk oxen and setting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/got-unwanted-musk-oxen-try-bear-urine-w
State
Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...year, we had an early spring and the ice took off."The seals are exhibiting natural behavior, Sheffield said. Wildlife officials don't want people feeding them or trying to put them back into the ocean, she said, and the young seals have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
State
Predator-control effort aims to boost moose

...River near Sleetmute, a village about 400 miles southwest of Fairbanks They killed 89 bears last year in an area wildlife officials say used to have the best moose hunting in game management unit 19A.The moose population in the unit has fallen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-01/predator-control-effort-aims-boost-moos
State
Reading "Romeo" on his own turf

...wild wolf."To say that (his death) was a foregone conclusion is to me misleading," Jans said.Generally, wildlife officials advocate avoiding wild animals, for their safety as well as your own. In most cases, Jans agrees."I don't...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/reading-romeo-his-own-turf
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My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

Alaska state wildlife officials announced recently that a special subsistence hunt of muskoxen near Nome has been authorized because a few rogue bulls from the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
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