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Brown bear hunting closure unnecessary, unprecedented

...Service shut down brown bear hunting season on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, inaccurately insinuating that the Alaska Board of Game and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game are mismanaging brown bears on the Kenai Peninsula and putting their...
Clearing the way

An Alaska Department of Transportation tree-cutting program alongside the Sterling Highway has started up again despite mixed reactions on the technique's effectiveness at reducing collisions between vehicles and moose.
Feds halt Skilak area hunting and trapping

...hunting and trapping the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge announced Friday. The closure is in response to a 2013 Alaska Board of Game meeting which opened the area to firearms hunting for wolf, coyote and lynx, according to a media release. The...
Bear data could liberalize area hunt

...recent brown bear population estimate to inform their game management decisions. Ted Spraker, chairman of the Alaska Board of Game, said he suspects the new number - more than twice the old estimate - will increase hunting opportunities on the...
Fish and Game: Some Peninsula game stocks thriving, others declining

Before the Alaska Board of Game took up the 19 Kenai Peninsula area proposals, they were given an overview of the area's game and its health that indicated some area game stocks were declining, while others were thriving.
Public asks Board of game for greater predator harvest opportunity

...Peninsula's moose population is dwindling and its predators are thriving, said many area residents who testified at the Alaska Board of Game meeting held in Kenai March 15-19. "We've got to do whatever we can to keep our moose around as long as we...
Poor area browse a winter moose killer

When he stepped down from the truck the moose calf was laying in the snow under a black spruce. The Kenai Merit Inn superintendent and a Kenai Police Department officer stood around the moose, the officer holstering his gun.
Numbers say 15A moose population low, browse-creating fires not a solution, KNWR says

Poor moose habitat in Game Management Unit 15A is responsible for the area's diminished moose population - and it is not likely to improve anytime soon, a Kenai National Wildlife Refuge official said.
Board of Game takes up Peninsula issues

After discussing game issues in the Cordova, Anchorage and Kodiak areas on Monday, the Alaska Board of Game is set to take up Kenai Peninsula management proposals today starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center...
Board of Game loosens moose harvest regulations

Despite declining populations of moose in three of the Kenai Peninsula's four game management unit areas, the Alaska Board of Game voted Tuesday to loosen bull moose hunting regulations.


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