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Mine toxin effects discussed

...but there are other issues that aren't being presented, so we're trying to bring out all the information," said George Matz, issues coordinator for Cook Inlet Alliance. While it remains to be seen if, and when, these mines will be developed...
Voters can clear confusion

...behind the scenes, I think the only alternative is to let the voters of Alaska decide; which is what the initiatives accomplish. I trust the people to do what's right more than our manipulated permitting process. George Matz Fritz Creek
Homer Advisory Committee votes against wolf control

...seem at all reasonable to do wolf control if at first you have a habitat problem," said advisory committee member George Matz. "The goal in 15A is reallocation of moose to human harvest," McDonough said of the Board of Game proposal. Advisory...
Looking for more balance: What's missing with abundance-based game management?

...balanced and widely accepted if it recognized diversity and wilderness values and included game birds and furbearers. George Matz is a member of the Kachemak Bay Conservation Society board of directors. Before moving to Homer he was president of...
Game board calls for identification on residential traplines

...down there,'' she said. ''Most eco-terrorists probably don't even know how to set a trap.'' Board member George Matz of Anchorage downplayed the possibility of sabotage, also. A bigger threat is the black eye trappers get each time...
Legislature refuses to vote on some Knowles' appointments

...President Halford; Gerry Merrigan of Petersburg, and Art Nelson of Anchorage. Board of Game: Bruce Baker of Juneau, George Matz of Anchorage, J. Dana Pruhs of Anchorage, Caleb Pungowiyi of Kotzebue, and Michelle Sparck of Bethel. University...
Republican majority again refuses to take up Knowles appointments

...President Halford; Gerry Merrigan of Petersburg; and Art Nelson of Anchorage. Board of Game: Bruce Baker of Juneau; George Matz of Anchorage; J. Dana Pruhs of Anchorage; Caleb Pungowiyi of Kotzebue; and Michelle Sparck of Bethel. University...
Voices of the Peninsula: Kachemak Bay Research Reserve in jeopardy

...Representative Seaton and Senator Micciche are actively and effectively engaged in this issue, but they need our help. George Matz is Chair of the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve Community Council.
Wildlife Management at a crossroads

During the Palin/Parnell era, ADF&G has, with its abundance based ideology (i.e. game ranching), become a socialistic entitlement agency that wants to put a moose/caribou in every hunter's freezer - regardless of conservation principles or hunting ethics. To make matters worse, the BOG is aggressively trying to privatize Alaska's wildlife resources by passing regulations that favor commercial hunting and commercial services for hunters, like expensive guided trips for non-residents.
Murkowski deserves kudos for Pebble stance

Senator Murkowski is to be commended for recently calling the bluff of the Pebble Partnership by asking for "detailed plans and a timeline for developing Pebble Mine." It's about time that elected officials recognize the obvious.


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