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Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center said goodbye to Chemo the Moose after 16 years, according to a press release on Monday. The AWWC said Chemo was having trouble getting around the snow and was rapidly declining, and the decision was made to put...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's Acting Attorney General is now one big step closer to being the state's official attorney general. On Wednesday, 59-year-old Mike Geraghty gave testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Juneau. Afterwards, the Chairman of the...
Snaring bears and aggressive predator control: causes that Corey Rossi fought for as head of the Alaska Division of Wildlife Conservation – and also causes being taken up this week at the Alaska Board of Game meeting in Anchorage. But on Friday,...
Channel 2 NewsCorey Rossi, the director of the Alaska Division of Wildlife Conservation, has resigned after he was charged Thursday with a dozen misdemeanor counts related to illegal bear kills allegedly made during hunts he guided in 2008. Alaska Department of Fish...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage, Alaska neutered a brown bear cub named Taquka in November. The yearling cub was orphaned on Kodiak and then darted in AWWC’s 18 acre enclosure, which is the largest captive habitat for brown...
The Associated PressThe state of Alaska is appealing a federal court ruling that global warming is threatening the polar bear. Attorney General John Burns said the government's 2008 decision to give the bear protections under the Endangered Species Act was based on...
Each fall, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage sees the full force of the Turnagain Arm's extreme tides, and some of the grounds flood. Spokesperson Ethan Tyler says staff make sure that animals are safe on high ground, but the tides do...
Ever had the overwhelming urge to feed peanuts to porcupines, and bottles to baby moose? In this week's Day Trippin' Channel 2 Reporter Jackie Bartz and Photographer Jonathan Hartford take us beyond the fence with the newest tour at the Alaska Wildlife...
The Associated PressA federal judge is upholding a decision by government scientists that global warming is threatening the polar bear's survival. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Thursday ruled that a May 2008 decision to place the bear on the endangered species...
Channel 2 NewsThe Endangered Species Act is a program that aims to protect, but some say it can cause more harm than good. A small herd of Wood Bison are waiting to be reintroduced into the wild at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation. Wood Bison have been extinct in...
Tags: Animals, Wildlife, Aquaculture, Justice System, Politics
The Alaska Regional Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service faced the Alaska Board of Game today to answer questions about the service's decision to not allow the State of Alaska to shoot wolves on Unimak Island. Geoff Haskett said it was a tough...
Tags: Wildlife, Conservation, Natural Resources, Alaska
Channel 2 NewsThe question of whether the ringed and bearded seals will join the polar bear on the federal list of endangered species was debated at a hearing in Anchorage Monday night. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published plans in December to...
Tags: Wildlife, Conservation, Natural Resources, Biology, Alaska
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