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Denali National Park wolf count drops below 50

...since an estimate of 46 wolves in fall 1986 and is the lowest on record for any spring count.The park's Chief Wildlife Biologist Steve Arthur says the population decline can be attributed to low snowfall, which made it easier for prey to flee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/denali-national-park-wolf-count-drop
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Flocking together: Weather affects bird migration, still plenty for birders to see

...10 common duck species, several species of geese, and sandpipers, said Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Fish and Wildlife Biologist Todd Eskelin. Shorebirds may be showing up as well, he said. Eskelin said the birds could have been displaced...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/weather-affects-bird-migration-still
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...number of adult birds and jakes," says Mark Vargas, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Rogue District wildlife biologist."I expect good to above-average hunting of mature toms," Vargas says. "We're looking for a good season...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/mark-freeman/2015-04-12
Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula?

...historical conditions may not be possible to maintain. Dr. Dawn Robin Magness is a landscape ecologist and Fish & Wildlife Biologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Like the Refuge at http://www.facebook.com/kenainationalwildliferefuge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-09/refuge-notebook-what-do-you-valu
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...milestone," California Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Tom Stephenson said. "We've still got to get...were trapped and released into Yosemite.Yosemite wildlife biologist Sarah Stock said only the most intrepid park visitors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/scott-smith/2015-03-30
Family encounters persistant bear on Skilak Loop

...family assumed that the bear was hungry - which is a reasonable assumption, said Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Jeff Selinger. "If you've slept, even for three months, you'd wake up and get your body up and running again...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-25/family-encounters-persistant-bear-on
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Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...density declined 2 percent annually from 1975 to 2012 in the northeast North Pacific, said John Piatt, research wildlife biologist at the USGS Alaska Science Center. "Biologically speaking, that's a pretty major change," he said. Piatt...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-19/feds-document-seabird-loss-in-north-
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Game board lowers brown bear harvest cap

...activity to help the brown bear population rebuild. During his testimony, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Fish and Wildlife Biologist John Morton told the board that a harvest level of 30 total bears with 5 adult females would help the population...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-17/game-board-lowers-brown-bear-harvest
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Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

...the Swan Lakes/Swanson River recreation area near Sterling. Since then, my friend, retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologist Jack Dean, has castigated me many times for misidentifying Arctic char (not only here but in my book "Fishing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-17/tight-lines-dolly-varden-or-arct
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Refuge Notebook: Birders flock after 'fowl' weather events

...bird is, enter it in eBird (www.ebird.org) to share your sightings with other birders.Todd Eskelin is a Wildlife Biologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge who has conducted research on songbirds in many areas of Alaska. Find more...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-20/refuge-notebook-birders-flock-af
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