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Spike in otter deaths in Kachemak Bay

...otter strandings a week. This year, they're hearing of three or four a day, according to Marc Webber, the deputy refuge manager of U.S. Fish and Wildlife in Homer. It's about five times as many as they would expect, he said.The most...
Bear involved in mauling found dead

...surrounding area are open to public use, though signs warning of the bear activity were posted by investigators, said Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller in a previous interview with the Clarion. Reach Megan Pacer at megan.pacer@peninsulaclarion...
Texas man recovering following bear attack

...Marsh said.The brothers were hunting about a mile from the Doroshin Bay Cabin at the time of the encounter, said Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller. It is unknown at this time whether they were staying in the cabin, camping nearby or simply passing...
Refuge Information Techs bring workshop to Kenai Peninsula

...budgets, he said. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge does not employ a Refuge Information Technician, which Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller said is because of the lack of remote Native villages in the area, the kind the program was meant...
Scientists ask for public help with sick otters in Alaska

...all the way around the spit on both sides and around the shores of Mud Bay, so pretty wide spread."Webber, Deputy Refuge Manager for the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, and a group of trained volunteers try to keep people away from...
Family encounters persistant bear on Skilak Loop

...Likewise, a bear's den could be disturbed by seismic activity or human activity around the den. Steve Miller, deputy refuge manager at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, said the encounter was the earliest report of a bear sighting on a trail...
Woman mauled near Cooper Landing identified

...Cottonwood Creek Trail. So far, the attack appears to have been an act of defense on the bear's part, said Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller. "Based on the injuries received and everything, it seemed to be a more defensive incident where...
Firefighters rescue abandoned wolf pups come out." The pups were in bad shape by the time Fish and Game wildlife biologist Jeff Selinger and Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller got to see them. "All of them were injured by a porcupine and dehydrated," Miller said. The pups...
Refuge Notebook: Time to apply for summer jobs at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...Park Ranger positions, contact Park Ranger Leah Eskelin at 907-260-2811 and for Laborer positions, contact Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller at (907) 262-7021. Candace Ward works as a Park Ranger at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge leading...
Meeting calms fears on fire

...longer, the humidity in increasing, and rain and generally moister conditions are likely," he added. Jim Hall, deputy refuge manager for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, used the public meeting to explain the concerted effort being made to...


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