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Will Troyer

...a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, Will created a rich history steeped in Alaska wilderness. He was a bear biologist and wrote two books from those experiences: "Into Brown Bear Country" and "Bear Wrangler: Memoirs of an Alaska...
Ex-governor, biologists oppose bear snares

...But he said the snares do not discriminate between grizzly and black bears. Knowles will be joined by former state bear biologist John Schoen, who said he will present to the board a statement backed by 77 current or former wildlife scientists...
The other bear market: Cries for regulation increase as bruin viewing rapidly gains popularity

...for humans. Interior brown bears have been known to charge people from up to one-eighth mile away, according to bear biologist Tom Smith of the U.S. Geological Survey who has studied bear and human interactions in Katmai. ''Personal space...
Supporters, skeptics rally for clean water

...she could. "It's just protecting our fish and our future. Anyone who lives in Alaska should want to sign it." Bear biologist Steve Stringham said he comes from a mining family, his father having earned his bachelor's degree in mining engineering...
Valuable lessons from "bear viewing" at McNeil River

...don't believe bear spray can work, read the Journal of Wildlife Management article by Tom Smith and three other bear biologists about how effective it is as a nonlethal deterrent (
It may be legal, but it certainly isn't fair

...if the hunter exploits an unfair advantage over the prey, as defined by hunters' organizations. Sean Farley, a bear biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has said, "It's not fair chase," which makes it clear where he stands...
Drafting grizzly details

...National Audubon Society and former bear biologist for the state department of Fish...Based on my experience as a bear biologist, it would fragment the bear habitat...Transportation) consult with bear biologists for their draft environmental...


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