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Too early to predict strength of king salmon run on the Kenai

KENAI - Wildlife officials are waiting for the king salmon run to develop, but say preliminary signs near the Kenai Peninsula are positive.The Peninsula...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-01/too-early-predict-strength-king-salm
Outdoors
Video shows mother bear rushing at tourist group in Yellowstone

...video captured by a Montana wildlife official shows a mother black bear with...protection against bear attacks.Wildlife officials say a much more effective deterrent...more than 100 yards away, wildlife officials advise people to retreat quietly...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/video-shows-mother-bear-rushing-touri
Not For Web
Board of Game rejects wolf buffer zone near Denali National Park

ANCHORAGE - Alaska wildlife officials have rejected an effort to re-establish a ban on wolf kills near Denali National Park and Preserve.The Alaska Board of Game...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-15/board-game-rejects-wolf-buffer-zone-nea
State
Science, not politics needed at the Dep't of Fish and Game

...research and experience in black and brown bear management has been used as a reference for both U.S. and Canadian wildlife officials. Maw also brings a firm commitment to local decision making by individual area biologists, the folks who have...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-01/science-not-politics-needed-dept-fish
Letters
Smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport

...illegal poaching and export, according to Fish and Wildlife officials. The reptiles were stuffed into boots, hidden...exported to China each year.While local Fish and Wildlife officials did not want to comment about the specifics of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/smuggled-turtles-intercepted-anchorage-
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
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-
State
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

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