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State, Feds spar over brown bear closure on the refuge

...bears," he said. Several people weighed in on the difference in management philosophy between state and federal wildlife managers. State managers maintained that their "active management" style is necessary to provide the maximum benefit of...
Cattle on remote islands face threat

...creeks anymore. They're just like quicksand. They've just been pulverized, pounded into nothing." Federal wildlife managers have asked this month for public comment as they seek to remove nearly 1,000 animals from the uninhabited, isolated...
Brown bear hunting closed on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...the Kenai Peninsula have been issued by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Miller said. State and Federal wildlife managers are not in total agreement over the closure. Doug Vincent-Lang, Director of the Division of Wildlife Conservation...
Bear data could liberalize area hunt

For the first time in more than a decade on the Kenai Peninsula, wildlife managers have a recent brown bear population estimate to inform their game management decisions. Ted Spraker, chairman of the Alaska Board...
Bear DLPs down: 3 shootings reported this year -- so far

...year. We've only had three DLPs (defense of life and property shootings) to date," said Jeff Selinger, area wildlife manager for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. By mid-July last year, the DLPs were more than double this number...
Caribou Hills fire makes moose season a wild card

...approaching. Bow hunters can let arrows fly at moose today, while rifle hunters get to squeeze the trigger on Aug. 20. Wildlife managers are predicting the 2007 hunting season should be productive for both. "I'd expect success rates to be comparable...
Checklist of Alaska bird species: Growing by leaps and bounds

...Birds" reflects not only the contributions of many highly skilled and passionate professional ornithologists and wildlife managers, but also the contributions of many highly skilled and passionate citizen scientists whose eyes, ears, and minds...
Kasilof Community News

...the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council. That body is responsible for halibut management. Maw has been a wildlife manager, commercial fisher, charter boat operator, and is the executive director of United Cook Inlet Drift Association...
Juneau's famous black wolf's absence a mystery

...discounted by his fans but not ruled out by area wildlife managers, who discussed relocating the wolf but decided to...suggests it could have been trapped or shot. State wildlife managers "don't have a clue" what might have happened...
Experts analyze wolf repopulation

DULUTH, Minn. -- About 700 wolf scientists, wildlife managers and wolf advocates gathered this week for an international symposium to consider how many wolves are enough. There are now an...


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