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Playing outside: 42 kids learn how to be game wardens during new wildlife refuge program too many Canvasback Ducks in his possession. Bolin, Loranger's partner in teaching the enforcement side of a refuge officer's duties, agreed with the two kids' assessment of the situation and gave them a few pointers on how an officer...
Poached bear claws draw investigation

...east of Sterling, near Watson Lake, on Tuesday. "It was a brown bear that had its front paws removed," said refuge officer Duston Beyer. While the skull, hide and all meat was left at the scene, the removal of the claws constituted an...
Refuge man aids BP cleanup

...the Gulf of Mexico, according to the agency. The refuge officer said that he used his knowledge of disaster management...spills," he said. "The long term effects." The refuge officer acted as a group supervisor for the Florida panhandle...
Boat motor theft strands two

...the summer, according to a Kenai National Wildlife Refuge officer. Leaving passers-by stranded on a dangerous lake...have been in contact with APD," Williams said. The refuge officer advises boaters to secure their motors. A standard...
Visitors should keep informed on conditions

...thick in most areas, 15-20 inches in others, with thinning ice along the shore and around the rocks." Another refuge officer advised that ice on the north side of the lake goes out first, especially near the rock faces where the sun warms...
Moose poachers caught after killing trophy bulls

...falsifying a permit report. "It took eight months to a year to investigate. We really worked for this one," said refuge officer Jim Neely. Reutov had a permit to hunt in a nearby area more to the east of Funny River, but hunted and killed a...
Refuge Notebook: Bear-baiting regulations on the on the Last Frontier

...having a brown bear camp out at your bait site does not constitute a Defense of Life or Property. Annette Morris is a Refuge Officer at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming. For more detailed information about the Kenai National Wildlife...
Share the refuge with a child; it will open up a brand new world

...fisherman. Adults should be skilled and willing to share their land and hunting ethics with their young charges. As a refuge officer I find few experiences more rewarding than checking the bag of a successful young hunter who has done everything ?by...
Don't stick that feather in your cap: bald eagle basics

...Fish and Wildlife Service Migratory Bird Permit Office in Anchorage at (907) 786-3693. Kelly Modla has been a Refuge Officer at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge for 10 years. She lives with her family in Soldotna. * n n Previous Refuge...


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