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Police and Fire for May 21, 2015

...Georgia, hiked to the Mendenhall Glacier and became lost on the way back. They were rescued by a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service boat. No injuries were reported.? About 12:41 May 14, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a hiker stranded...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-21/police-and-fire-may-21-2015
Local
New Kenai Wildlife Refuge visitor center opens

...ice fields and wetlands, both of which are anticipated to shrink as a result of it."For many years, Fish and Wildlife Service was in that process of 'does climate change exist?'" Connor said. "Now our agency, we don't waste time on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/new-kenai-wildlife-refuge-visitor-cente
State
Agency will hunt invasive caribou on remote island

...vegetation.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving forward with plans...Delehanty said. But the Fish and Wildlife Service doesn't want a new, unchecked...of the state, the Fish and Wildlife Service will send four extra people...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-22/agency-will-hunt-invasive-caribou-remot
State
Alaskans can help answer 'Where have all the rusty blackbirds gone?'

...more. The rusty blackbird is now included in the IUCN's Red List of Threatened Species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Birds of Conservation Concern, and the Audubon Alaska WatchList of declining and vulnerable birds. "In 2014...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/alaskans-can-help-answer-where-have-
Outdoors
Subsistent hunters exempt from Federal duck stamp requirements, for now

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week announced an interim policy that implements a new law exempting qualified Alaska subsistence hunters from the requirement...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/subsistent-hunters-exempt-federal-du
Outdoors
Yellow cedar under consideration for endangered species protection

...species due to climate warming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday.The agency will begin a status...require federal agencies to consult with the Fish and Wildlife Service to make sure their actions don't jeopardize the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/yellow-cedar-under-consideration-end
Outdoors
The story behind the return of the wood bison

...Foundation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service State Wildlife Grant Program...Department of Agriculture including Wildlife Services Alaska District, National Wildlife...office. And the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service published the special rule...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/story-behind-return-wood-bison
Opinion
Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it's a big deal

...Wood bison, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service numbered around 168,000 in the early 1800s and...discovered in northern Alberta. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service states: "Most of the world population of wood bison...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/beaten-path-wood-bison-are-back-its-
Outdoors
Alaska wildfire managers prepare for early season

...the grass is still three feet tall," said Kristi Bulock, a fire management officer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "It's up and it's fluffy, and it's available for burning, where generally, under a good snowpack, it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/alaska-wildfire-managers-prepare-early-
State
Alutiiq Museum's volunteer of the year goes to couple who monitor ancient settlements

...Saltonstall runs the museum's Site Stewardship program, an effort that unites museum archaeologists, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Kodiak landowners, and community volunteers, to complete non-invasive documentation of ancestral Alutiiq sites...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-0
Art

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