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Support makes for successful game warden camp

...interactive camp included wildlife forensics, GPS/map and compass, archery, fishery and wildlife management techniques, antlers and duck identification, wildlife decoys, meeting canine officer 'Rex,' Redman fun, boating safety, air rifle shooting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-01/support-makes-for-success
Letters
Refuge Notebook: Rutting moose and the social significance of antlers

...evolution and social significance of moose antlers is based on studies by the late Anthony...world renowned authority on horns and antlers. He once studied rutting moose on the Kenai...price ? physiologically ? for growing antlers whose size often determines who will breed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-25/refuge-notebook-rutting-moose-and
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: Learning to be a game warden

...engage them in such activities as wildlife forensics, wildlife management and law enforcement, wildlife robotics, archery, antlers, skulls, and duck identification? This motley crew of 9-12 year olds brought with them lots of enthusiasm and excitement...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-30/refuge-notebook-learning-to-be-a
Outdoors
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge celebrates 70 years of conservation with outdoor family fun...

October came in like a caribou shedding velvet from its antlers as the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (KNWR) celebrated seven decades of conservation with creative kid's games that taught...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2011-10-12/kenai-national-wildlife-refuge-c
Dispatch
Refuge Notebook: The lively winter life of quaking aspen

...beavers like to eat the young sprouts, and moose can damage trees by "barking" them with their incisors. Moose also rub their antlers on the bark, causing damage. These injuries can invite secondary attacks by insects or diseases, such as shoot blight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-12/refuge-notebook-the-lively-winte
Outdoors
Rutting moose get tangled up in Anchorage yards

...so state biologists could remove material snarled in their antlers, said Fish and Game Department biologist Jessy Coltrane...fall mating season, bull moose like to rub and bang their antlers on poles and trees. Coltrane said a tangled bull could end...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092302/092302/ala_092302ala0050001.shtml
Tails of endearment

...alright with being pet, just don't touch the antlers." Having their antlers handled can make reindeer aggressive, Hansen said...being raised by Hansen and had been handled by his antlers. "So we actually had to cut his antlers off before...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-08/tails-of-endearment
News

...for a late autumn scene. With a narrow brush, he carefully made the neck a bit fuller, then added some highlights to the antlers to capture the last rays of the setting sun."I would like to put a bigger rack on there," said Hamrick, but his customer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-30
Arts & Entertainment
Migration of Arctic caribou herd is awesome spectacle

...paddles. They swim high and fast. Their antlers in silhouette resemble the forks of a...the deer family where both sexes grow antlers. Some of the bulls carry racks so large...are as showy as the vegetation. Their antlers are rubbed free of velvet and the white...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051002/wil_051002wil0010001_.shtml
wildlife
From field to freezer: hunters learn proper care for meat

...anything you need (in the field) with a sharp knife," he said. "The only thing you need a saw for is for cutting the antlers off. Everything you need to do in terms of salvaging meat, you need just a knife."Carrying a bone saw is also ideal for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-23/from-field-to-freezer-hunters-le
Outdoors

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