Funny River Road resident Jim Harpring said his property at mile 31 is the first place where brown bears encounter humans.
In late October, the U.S.
The Kenai National Wildlife refuge announced an emergency closure to sport hunting for brown bear effective at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.
The Alaska Board of Game last Friday released its proposed intensive management plans for moose populations that include aerial wolf control for game Unit 15A, on the upper Kenai Peninsula, and Unit 15C on the lower peninsula north of Kachemak Bay. Presented as proposals on the Nov. 11-14 Arctic Region Board of Game meeting in Barrow, Proposal 35 is the intensive management plan for Unit 15A and Proposal 36 is the plan for Unit 15C. The board could approve, modify, reject or table the plans.
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