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Legislature fails to confirm Ruffner to Board of Fisheries

The Alaska Legislature failed to confirm a Soldotna conservationist for a seat on the Alaska Board of Fisheries. The confirmation for Gov. Bill Walker's appointee, Robert Ruffner, was defeated...
New fish board member named, not divulged the legislative confirmation process that tanked the last person Walker appointed to the position - Soldotna conservationist Robert Ruffner. Walker's office has yet to announce the appointment. "We will make an announcement first thing...
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...were filed against him in Montana over receiving resident hunting and fishing licenses - Walker nominated Soldotna conservationist Ruffner to the position.The full Legislature voted 30-29 against confirming Ruffner on April 19.In the midst...
Lt. Governor outlines state stake in British Columbia issues

...Bennett said he would like to take Mallott up on his offer, perhaps this summer.Concerns have been raised by conservationists, tribal groups and others about the potential effects of mine development in British Columbia on waters that flow...
Researchers track elusive wolverines

...where a wolverine appeared in the fog loping only a few yards away.Donohoe, an avid outdoor recreationist and conservationist, has called Helena home for less than a year when he heard about the tracking program through MWA.As they hiked...
Exchanging culture, conserving salmon

...devolve, scientists, activists, conservationists and fishermen between the two countries...Alaska. The visitors are active conservationists, politicians, sportfishing advocates...sportfishing. "Our delegates are conservationists at heart, it's just a natural...
Former 'Rat Island' has whole new look

JUNEAU - Conservationists and federal wildlife officials are reporting success, five years after undertaking an effort to eradicate rats from a remote Alaska...
Bill no help to Alaska

In 2009, many Alaskans and, especially Alaska fishermen and marine conservationists, worry about another Exxon-type oil spill. At the same time, the Alaska Legislature is contemplating over-riding the people's...
Hacienda Bar: a different kind of National Wildlife Refuge

...often been established after extensive lobbying efforts by conservationists, hunters and fishers, as was the case of the Kenai refuge...Monkeys are Made of Chocolate" sets out his philosophy as a conservationist and provides numerous humorous and insightful anecdotes...
Christmas counters tally 1,309 birds

...A viable conservation ethic was starting to gain traction around the beginning of the 20th century, and many conservationists were alarmed by North America's steeply declining bird populations. Accordingly, Chapman initiated a different...


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