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Analysis: Southeast wolves aren't subspecies

...an endangered subspecies. The wolves are currently being considered "endangered" status by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service."The paper, titled "Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Variation of Wolves in Southeast Alaska and Comparison with...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/analysis-southeast-wolves-arent-subs
Outdoors
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...DOT would be required to work with the Federal Wildlife Service to acquire disturbance permits for blasting in avalanche...difficulties or delays resulting from the (Federal Wildlife Service) Bald Eagle Disturbance Permit process," Hogins...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local
To camp or not to camp?

...me the facility where they keep the foundation's 12 live animals that are permitted through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as educational birds. I asked one of the interns, Samantha Wilson, how she resisted petting the barred owl named...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/camp-or-not-camp
Outdoors
Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...exploration off Alaska's northwest coast has a negligible effect on walrus.The groups claim the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has understated the effects of booming seismic airguns, ship traffic and other industrial activity as it promulgated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/groups-sue-protect-walrus-drilling
State
Mild temps mean bears still hanging around

...The former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee heard his dogs barking...retired from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1998 and knows bear habits...used to say in the Fish and Wildlife Service, 'Wait until Thanksgiving...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/mild-temps-mean-bears-still-hanging-aro
State
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
State
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
State
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
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

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