Refine Search

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...
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...
Refuge Notebook - Thanksgiving: Remembering those who trusted, encouraged and inspired us way to become a (now-retired) professional wildlife biologist. These are folks who helped me build confidence...National Wildlife Refuge where he was the supervisory wildlife biologist for many years. He has lived on the Kenai Peninsula...
Family encounters persistant bear on Skilak Loop 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...
Bear Safety

...between life and death. "The most important thing is to be aware of your surroundings," said Jeff Selinger, area wildlife biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Soldotna. Selinger said outdoor enthusiasts should look for potential...
Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

...that the wood bison will once again roam free within a small portion of their historic range. Nathan Olson is the wildlife biologist-pilot at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Find more information about the refuge at

...has been a gradual decline over the past decade, to about 180,000 statewide today," said Mike Schiavone, a wildlife biologist who heads wild turkey research for the Department of Environmental Conservation. The decline has been attributed...
Another look at moose mortality numbers

...worked for the Department of Fish and Game as a Wildlife Biologist from 1974 to 2002, 24 of those years on the Kenai...its former size. Ted Spraker is a retired ADF&G Wildlife Biologist and current Vice Chair Alaska Board of Game.
Refuge faces new challenges manager of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Since this is my second tenure at the Refuge, the first as a wildlife biologist from 1988 to 1992, many of you have asked how things have changed over the last 20 or so years. Our first arrival...
A look back ...on a fun career!

...honestly say that I have been truly blessed to have had a career that I enjoyed immensely. It has been fun being a wildlife biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the last 27 years and a pilot for 21 of those years. I can still...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback