Tag: bear

Busting myths about bears in Cordova

“Our bear populations are doing well, and they have an abundant resource to eat,” said Charlotte Westing, Area Biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. “In a lot of years, we actually don’t have bear problems in town. One out of every three years, we have no defense of life and property kills and very few calls to the Cordova Police Department.”

Further protections urged for polar bears

A congressional subcommittee is urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to provide more protection for polar bears under the Endangered Species Act in the face of oil and gas development and growing impacts of climate change.

New bear-resistant dumpster lids arriving in Cordova

Bear-resistant lids for city dumpsters have arrived at the Cordova refuse facility.

Unlicensed Idaho man guided in Noatak Preserve

An Idaho man has been indicted for multiple felony Lacey Act violations related to hunting in the Noatak National Preserve in Northwest Alaska without...

Board of Game meets in Anchorage March 14-19

Over 70 proposals asking to change hunting and trapping regulations in game management units in Cordova, the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak and Anchorage will be...

City council takes up ‘the year of the bear’

With spring right around the corner, thoughts turn to what folks have been thinking about all winter long: bears.Discussion at the Cordova City Council’s...

Three sentenced for illegal big game hunts

Three men have been sentenced to five years of probation for violation of the Lacey Act and other federal laws for conspiring to provide...

Black bear research in Prince William Sound

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the January edition of Alaska Fish and Wildlife News.Tucked into crevices and caves on two islands in...

Top 20 Cordova stories in 2018

Cordova celebrated its first tanner crab fishery in 30 years, struggled with bear issues, came together during tsunami warnings, and mourned the loss of...

Sharing the gifts from the Copper River watershed

The holiday season is here, and the spirit of sharing makes the dark winter months a little brighter. The long winter nights give me...
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