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Moose crossing: Drivers urged to use caution

...crash kill" on central Kenai Peninsula Highways in areas that have high collision rates, Netschert said. Soldotna area biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jeff Selinger, said moose hug the roadsides for survival purposes during...
Fish and Game loosens fishing restrictions to slow Kasilof sockeye run

...and escaped into the river, about 100,000 more than the upper end of the river's escapement goal. Commercial area biologist Pat Shields said the strong showing of sockeye salmon this early in the season wasn't necessarily an indicator of...
Brown bear killed at Sterling residence

...the Alaska Department of Fish and Game office. The bear was a male, estimated to be five years old.Fish and Game area biologist Jeff Selinger said law requires people to bring in the hide and skull and fill out a defense of life and property...
Refuge Notebook: Spring migration comes to Kenai

...Olive-sided and Alder Flycatchers are finally here, on territory and in full song. Accordingly, by mid-June, area biologists are ready to begin their annual breeding bird surveys. Spring migration in our area, from beginning to end, is...
Bear awareness key during the spring season

...females will soon give birth and are hungrier, testier and more protective of their space, she said. Jeff Selinger, Area Biologist for Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said to be cautious during any encounter with wildlife. Every animal has...
ADFG predicts continued low runs in 2014 forecast of Kenai kings

...regulatory proposals could potentially affect the way area biologists manage Kenai king salmon and fisheries in the Upper...the runs turn out, Pawluk said fishers could expect area biologists to manage the season with conservatively."If these...
Widespread decline of kings points to natural forces

...on managers, and data suggests that the statewide king salmon decline may be outside of the realm of control for area biologists and attributable to ocean conditions such as changes in temperature, currents or food competition. Some evidence...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Part 1: Running in cycles

...salmon, the Crooked Creek Hatchery - that was one of the primary reasons it started," said Pat Shields, commercial area biologist for Fish and Game. "It was to enhance king salmon and provide more opportunity for anglers (to) kind of spread...
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ADFG staff, others present Cook Inlet research to Board of Fisheries

...escapement goals, management and sonar program resulted in a barrage of questions by board members to ADFG Soldotna area biologist Robert Begich. Several revolved around the DIDSON and ARIS sonar projects on the Kenai river which the department...
Kings drive news, sockeyes drive inlet economy

...River's popularity lies, at least partially, in its accessibility, said Pat Shields, Fish and Game commercial area biologist. "Literally, you can fly from, say, Miami, Florida, on a jet and land in Anchorage, get on a plane or a car...
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