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Appeals filed in water reservation case

...JUNEAU (AP) - Business and industry groups have appealed a state agency decision to grant a water reservation to conservationists who want to protect fish from the potential development of a coal mine in south-central Alaska.Earlier this month...

JOHANNESBURG - Conservationists are warning of a new potential threat to Africa's wild lion population: The increasing use of lion bones to replace tiger bones...
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...
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...
Refuge ecologist enjoys fungus-farming leaf-cutter ants in Costa Rica

...autobiography "Naturalist." Harvard University's E.O. Wilson is one the world's great naturalists and conservationists, and perhaps the world authority on ants. Wilson describes his boyhood days exploring the swamps of southern Alabama...
What others say: Walker may have two more fish seats to fill

...hunting and fishing privileges in that state while receiving the same in Alaska.That led Walker to nominate Soldota conservationist Robert Ruffner to replace Maw, and Ruffner was narrowly defeated in the Legislature 30-29 after sportfishing...


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