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Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

...they're acclimated in a few weeks."This has been an incredibly long project - 23 years in the making," biologist Cathie Harms said. "To say we're excited is an understatement."Wood bison are the larger of two subspecies of American bison...
Rabid wolf triggers warnings

...wildlife officials warned that contact by other animals could spread the disease.Department of Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms said its presence in the Mat-Su is not grounds for panic. After tests on the head confirmed rabies, the rest of...
Fairbanks man killed in bear mauling

...this was the bear involved in the mauling.The necropsy on the bear was completed Friday afternoon in Fairbanks, said Cathie Harms, a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Measurements were taken for comparative purposes once the...
Killing wolves is Alaska's touchy subject

...told the Fairbanks office to remove the news release it posted from the Web, said Fish and Game department spokeswoman Cathie Harms. Bosworth said the news release had not received approval at the department level. But Harms said news releases usually...
Men use tow rope to fish yearling moose out of thawing Chena River arrive. A team from the agency did show up shortly after the animal had been pulled from the water. According to Cathie Harms, a Fish and Game spokeswoman, the agency will respond to calls about moose caught in river ice when the incident happens...
State considers checkpoints, restrictions on Dalton Highway traffic in response to attacks

...ptarmigan. ''Bowhunters really appreciate the opportunity to hunt in a place where firearms aren't allowed,'' said Cathie Harms, spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks. It's difficult to say whether traffic restrictions...
Rep. Young proposing Alaska Natives control park and refuge jobs

...The proposal also came up last month in testimony before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C. Cathie Harms, spokeswoman for the state Division of Wildlife Conservation in Fairbanks, said managers have been working hard to...


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