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Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...they met with representatives from the State Department, the Department of the Interior, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Environmental Protection Agency, among others. The groups are concerned that Alaska will reap no benefits...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-27/anti-ksm-groups-seek-federal-help
Local | Outdoors
Agency to review Archipelago wolves

...groups announced Friday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had granted their request for an in-depth status...prepared statement.Publication Monday of the Fish and Wildlife Service's decision will open a 60-day comment period...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-30/agency-review-archipelago-wolves
State
Alaska Editorial: Lawsuit over denied ANWR plan is the right move

...Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over those agencies' refusal...from a 2010-2011 Fish and Wildlife Service revising the 1988 ANWR comprehensive...Department and the Fish and Wildlife Service to follow a process that exists...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-25/alaska-editorial-lawsuit-over-denied-
Opinion
Off the Beaten Path: Living in wolf country

...densest populations are in Southeast where deer, by and large, make up their main food source. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates there's around 5,400 gray wolves in the lower 48. According to the International Wolf Center there...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-21/beaten-path-living-wolf-country
Outdoors
Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...sediment and likely were affected by lingering oil, said David Irons, a seabirds expert with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.The decline of its other prey, juvenile herring, didn't help. Numbers continue to decline in both oiled and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/exxon-valdez-spill-effects-linger
State
New Kenai River guides ready to fish; focus shifts from kings

...pounds of high grade pot in your trunk," he said. "You have to be paranoid."Rob Barto, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement officer taught a class that involved several scenarios that guides could be confronted with on the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-23/new-kenai-river-guides-ready-fish-focus
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: State makes a point in suing over federal failure to consider oil plan

...Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over those agencies' refusal...from a 2010-2011 Fish and Wildlife Service revising the 1988 ANWR comprehensive...Department and the Fish and Wildlife Service to follow a process that exists...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-19/alaska-editorial-state-makes-point-su
Opinion
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...the Interior Secretary must approve an exploration plan if it meets necessary requirements.A regional Fish and Wildlife Service director found, and the agency's director affirmed, that the authorization for an exploration program on the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/legislative-roundup-march-16-2014
State | AK legislature
Zirkle aims for Iditarod title after narrow misses

...University of Pennsylvania. She lived in a wall tent on the Alaska Peninsula, counting birds for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.She returned to college, finished her degree in 1992 and headed straight back to Alaska. After she and Moore...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-06/zirkle-aims-iditarod-title-after-narro
Sports
Zoo plans expansion of polar bear exhibit

...expansion will allow the zoo to care for as many as six cubs.The zoo has a five-year permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to respond to orphaned cubs. It's the only such permit issued in the nation."We're very pleased that they...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/zoo-plans-expansion-polar-bear-exhibit
State

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