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...use of chocolate as bait starting next season after four bears were found dead at one bait site last fall.The Fish and Game Department approved the new rule restricting what hunters can use to lure bears starting in 2016, The Concord Monitor reported...
Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

...of the initial herd will be juveniles 2 years old or younger. Bulls will be barged to the area in summer.The Fish and Game Department does not expect predators to be a problem. Canada has reintroduced five herds, Harms said."Wolves don't...
Dogs not answer to bear issues, better people behavior is

...Windriver Bear Dog Program". I read his letter, which basically was a complaint against the State of Alaska Fish and Game department for not doing more to help with the bears on the Russian River. He mentioned the Karelian bear dogs not even...
Rutting moose get tangled up in Anchorage yards

...moose had to be tranquilized last week so state biologists could remove material snarled in their antlers, said Fish and Game Department biologist Jessy Coltrane. During the fall mating season, bull moose like to rub and bang their antlers on poles...
Volunteers help in study of reclusive critters

...climate change and other modern threats will impact these critters is the million-dollar question the Idaho Fish and Game Department and other scientists are studying with the help of a federal grant and hundreds of citizen scientists.The Friends...
Parnell takes on 'fish wars': Governor wants competing sport, commercial divisions work together on fishery management and game sides agree there is not an adequate amount of human resources for management and research at the Fish and Game Department. Grasser said Parnell might face an uphill battle trying to increase any part of the general fund budget, let...
Fish and Game focus on culture to start

...3.4 percent overall increase to $43 million, about $24.1 million of that in federal funding. The total Fish and Game Department budget includes $62.6 million in federal funding, a 0.7 percent increase versus 2011. The habitat division...
Rabid wolf triggers warnings

...predator bites another mammal. It's also spread when a scavenger eats infected nervous system tissue.The Fish and Game Department expanded rabies surveillance over the last two years and tested more than 1,000 specimens. It found a rabid...
Ex-governor, biologists oppose bear snares

...affected by deep-snow winters in the 1990s. Fish and Game Department regional supervisor Bruce Dale said 319 black...counts," he said. Schoen spent 20 years with the Fish and Game Department as a research wildlife biologist, including 10...
Wildlife Refuge to count Brown Bear population

...survey techniques cost up to $2 million more and primarily are used along salmon streams. According to Alaska Fish and Game Department biologist Jeff Selinger, a census hasn't been taken in the past because of the cost. He believes the study...


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