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35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

...Management, the agency that oversees offshore lease sales.Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, said walrus were first spotted Sept. 13 and have been moving on and off shore. Observers last week saw about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/35000-walrus-come-ashore-northwest-alas
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Federal agency expresses concern with dam studies

...with the data, he wrote.Similar concerns were raised by the Anchorage field supervisor for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Project spokeswoman Emily Ford said that overall, the Alaska Energy Authority, which is pursuing the project...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/federal-agency-expresses-concern-dam-st
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Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

...in the central Aleutian Islands.U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials say caribou swim from Adak Island, where...rejected as expensive or impractical.The Fish and Wildlife Service is taking comments on the proposal through Oct...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/alaska-refuge-proposes-killing-invasive
State
Government agrees to wolf decision deadline

...earlier this year to force a decision by the Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the rare wolf should be listed under the...inhabited by the wolves. The groups want the Fish and Wildlife Service to make a decision before more habitat is lost...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-24/government-agrees-wolf-decision-deadlin
State
Government agrees to wolf-decision deadline

...earlier this year to force a decision by the Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the rare wolf should be listed under the...inhabited by the wolves. The groups want the Fish and Wildlife Service to make a decision before more habitat is lost...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-25/government-agrees-wolf-decision-deadlin
State
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...Petersburg.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates several hundred thousand...nesting occurs. The Fish and Wildlife Service has counted 218 coastal colonies...According to the Fish and Wildlife Service, Canada, Alaska and the Atlantic...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Group seeks to restore crippled creek

...unanimously endorsed the project. Proponents have also met with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/group-seeks-restore-crippled-creek
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Researchers studying Pacific walrus population

...ahead of an expected decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the animals need special protections...129,000 animals.In 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found protecting the Pacific walrus as threatened...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-10/researchers-studying-pacific-walrus-pop
State
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...czarist Russia.The FBI tapped its local contacts, including federal judges, the head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Anchorage, an Anchorage physician and others for names of reliable Alaskans to be approached."Washtub" was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/us-trained-alaskans-stay-behind-agents
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Temporary brown-bear hunting closure opposed

...Congress to conserve wildlife population - and that includes brown bears."Last October, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service implemented a 30-day emergency closure on the refuge. To date this year, 54 brown bears have been killed, including...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/temporary-brown-bear-hunting-closure-op
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