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SEATTLE - Federal biologists flying a drone have taken thousands of rich images of endangered Puget Sound orcas showing the whales are in good condition this...
Kenai gillnet plan denied; subsistence board rejects request to remove manager

...Traditional Council along federal segments of the Kenai and Kasilof rivers in pursuit of sockeye salmon. State and federal biologists recommended against the measure on conservation concerns for the chinook salmon and trout that will inevitably be...
Federal subsistence board says no kings for Kenai River gillnet

...for the Ninilchik Traditional Council was approved by the Federal Subsistence Board in January despite state and federal biologist objections to the indiscriminate nature of a gillnet in a time of low abundance for chinooks. The federal emergency...

...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...


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