Study lists Alaska climate change winners

...some species of raptors, woodpeckers, songbirds, porcupine, black bears," said lead author Bruce Marcot, a research wildlife biologist at the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station. "It'll also create habitat for some of the...
Wood bison make it to village; release planned

...bulls can weigh more than 2,000 pounds and cows up to 1,200 pounds.Wood bison from Canada were imported to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in 2008 but restoration of the threatened species was delayed. Landowners didn't want their property...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30

...this session urging the Obama Administration and Jewell to keep the Arctic open for drilling and to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's coastal plain to drilling.By this point, we might as well have a form letter for this type of resolution. These...
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...Alaska Board of Fisheries has been charged with misdemeanor wildlife violations in Montana.Roland Maw, a Kasilof commercial fisherman...Beaverhead County, Montana, said the Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks filed the counts on March 12 alleging Maw purchased...
Wildlife Wednesday: Small mammals

The Southeast Chapter of Alaska Wildlife Alliance on April 1 will offer the last talk in its winter series. Riley Woodford of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will...
Police & Fire for Sunday, March 29, 2015

...warrants in the 3700 block of Amalga Street.Wildlife violations? On March 21, Alaska Wildlife Troopers Juneau Post contacted 23-year-old...king salmon stamp. ? On March 22, Alaska Wildlife Troopers Juneau Post contacted 33-year-old...
Wild Shots

The Empire Outdoors page is looking for superb images of Alaska's wildlife, scenery or plant life. Send your photos via email to: Outdoors editor, For all photos include...
Becoming outdoorsy

...those looking to expand upon current knowledge, starts next Wednesday.Tennie Bentz, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Education specialist and BOW coordinator, said the program is now in its seventh year in Southeast Alaska. Each year, space...
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...oil spill, say National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admistration and Coast Guard officials. NOAA received no reports of oiled wildlife, said spokeswoman Julie Speegle. Though some animals - sea birds, fish, marine mammals - were seen swimming through "a...
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

...limitations.The Obama administration has created an additional 12.2 million acres of wilderness in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, withdrawn 9.8 million additional acres from development in the Arctic's offshore, and removed half the National...


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