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...the wild and for housing wolves that needed to be removed from the wild for livestock kills or other problems. Federal biologists also planned to use the ranch's pens for breeding and raising pups in the coming years.Despite the commission's...
Fight over Kenai River gillnet ramps up after regulation published allow a subsistence sockeye gillnet for the Ninilchik Traditional Council on the Kenai River against state and federal biologists' recommendations concerning conservation needs for Kenai River king salmon. By statute, a 60-day window opens...

GRANTS PASS, Ore.- Federal biologists will consider increasing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl, reflecting the bird's continued slide...
Game board lowers brown bear harvest cap

...the board had previously directed the state to manage to, it is still higher than what both state biologists and federal biologists recommended. State hunt managers and federal refuge managers have sparred in recent years over the Kenai Peninsula's...
Cattle on remote islands face threat

...collection manager for the bird department at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks. Ebbert, the federal biologist, says restoring the environment means removing both non-native species, starting with cattle since they are the...
State, feds still uneasy

...spawn -- on rivers in western Alaska. ''That was a place where we kind of got in a ditch a little bit with the federal biologists and felt they were in our business a little too much,'' Rue said. Later, he said federal managers were arguing...
Large beluga whale found dead near the mouth of Campbell Creek

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Federal biologists took tissue samples from a beluga whale that was found beached near the mouth of Campbell Creek on Anchorage's southwest coast...
Bering Sea offers hope for right whales

...several seen in more than one year, according to federal biologists. One device retrieved recently contained right...that the animals stay even longer. Next summer, federal biologists plan to conduct the broadest survey yet and want...
Chums dismal, but Yukon kings are bright spot

...subsistence harvest. Chum and chinook stocks are faring better on the Kuskokwim drainage, said Jerry Berg, another federal biologist. ''The runs are better than what we expected, but we still are not sure if we will meet spawning and escapement...
Environmental groups want access to ANWR records the White House political strategist. The information request also asks whether the administration has told federal biologists not to talk to the public and media about the refuge. The Natural Resources Defense Council made a similar request...


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