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AUGUSTA, Maine - Wildlife regulators in states where deer hunting is a way of life and an important tourism draw are implementing or considering deep cuts to hunting permits after a tough winter killed off many of the animals.
Maine bear bait vote sparks interest around US

...Heusinkveld said. "We want to see the longtime professionals in the state be able to manage the bear population."State wildlife biologists also oppose the ban and have campaigned against it. Maine wildlife division director Judy Camuso said passage...
Bear kills threaten Kenai hunt

...killed by traffic. The grisly toll follows a growing trend over the past few years, said Gino Del Frate, a state wildlife biologist based in Homer. More and more Peninsula brown bears are being killed outside the hunting season, he said...
Hunter recalls mauling by Kodiak bear

...bandage covering the wound. You had to look closely at his scalp to even see the stitches. Moretz believes, and state wildlife biologist Larry Van Daele in Kodiak agrees, that the bear who charged him was probably defending cubs in her den. Van...
State considers cow hunt to curb growing caribou herd

...Killey River subset is the largest, numbering 632 in an aerial survey conducted this month by Ted Spraker, a state wildlife biologist. ''It's really, really taken off,'' Spraker said. Caribou once were native to the Kenai Peninsula but...
Habitat changes brings moose population decrease in Kenai Peninsula

...Moose numbers are down in the Kenai Peninsula and will probably stay that way for years, according to state wildlife biologists. Biologist Ted Spraker said a recent aerial count over a rich moose habitat north of Sterling showed 30 percent...
Cantwell area advisory committee resigns

...Unit 13, which is bisected by the Denali Highway and is one of the most heavily hunted areas in the state. State wildlife biologist Bob Tobey with the Department of Fish and Game in Glennallen is the area management supervisor. Tobey said he...
Moose season begins statewide

...staple as far as big game animals,'' said state wildlife biologist Bob Hunter at the state Department of Fish and...the freezer, you think about moose,'' said state wildlife biologist Don Young. An average Alaska bull moose yields...
Not all hunters approve of calf moose hunt

...suggestion of the Department of Fish and Game. State wildlife biologists say the number of bulls in the Tanana Flats is...population to sustain that kind of pressure,'' said state wildlife biologist Don Young. John Giuchici is another Tanana Flats...


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