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City mulls fence regs to protect moose

...aesthetic reasons, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. But state wildlife biologists say moose get caught up, or gored by the tips when...has prompted criticism.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Jessy Coltrane shot down two moose calves impaled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/city-mulls-fence-regs-protect-moose
State
Police & Fire for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

...Degree. Bail was set at $10,000.Wildlife violations? At 10:43 p.m. Wednesday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Jonathan Stetson...District Court.? On Thursday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers were patrolling the Amalga Harbor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/police-fire-tuesday-july-22-2014
Local
Soldier mauled by bear was wearing Army protective gear

...her bleeding neck.There's no way of telling if the same bear was involved in Sunday's attack, said Jessy Coltrane, a wildlife biologist with Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which also responded to the latest encounter. Coltrane said genetic material...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/soldier-mauled-bear-was-wearing-army-pr
State
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...surveys in July and August, and cost about $300,000. NMFS is the primary funder this summer, but the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge will provide various services like fuel drops, lodging and other logistics support, Stewart said.A private contractor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
Wrangell Bearfest opens next week

...District is part of the activities. Anan Wildlife Observatory site managers will participate...Wrangell is 30 miles northwest of the Anan Wildlife Observatory, one of Alaska's premiere...individual pass is required to visit the Wildlife Observatory. In conjunction with the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/wrangell-bearfest-opens-next-week
Outdoors
Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...Perensovich got on with his life, earning a bachelor of science degree in wildlife biology from Humboldt State University, and going to work for the Fish and Wildlife Service in Juneau. He later became the only biologist on the north Tongass...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/sitka-man-gets-medal-6-decades-late
State
EPA proposal could block huge Alaska mine

...agencies.He said in a statement that Pebble believes the project must be developed in a way that protects clean water, fish and wildlife and Alaska Native communities that rely on them. But he called the restrictions proposed by EPA "misguided and not based...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/epa-proposal-could-block-huge-alaska-mi
State
Police & Fire for Friday, July 18, 2014

...to JIA.Improper Escape Rings/ False Statement? On Wednesday, Eric M. Beelitz, 48, of Juneau, was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers Juneau Post for operating personal use Dungeness crab pots that did not contain the proper escape mechanisms. Beelitz...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/police-fire-friday-july-18-2014
Local
My Turn: Why I'm voting 'Yes' to repeal SB 21

...Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS). I have been to Washington, D.C. numerous times, working to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to exploration. I joined Gov. Walter Hickel and others in an epic battle to ensure Phillips Petroleum (now ConocoPhillips...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-16/my-turn-why-im-voting-yes-repeal-sb-2
Opinion
Ribbon seal shows up in Prince William Sound

...unexpected appearance in Prince William Sound this week.Federal wildlife technicians conducting a seabird and marine mammal survey spotted...seas.Marty Reedy was driving a boat for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey when a colleague pointed out a seal, APRN reported...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/ribbon-seal-shows-prince-william-sound
State

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