Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Wood Bison Suffer Losses

Oct 20, 2020
Jen Curl / Alaska Department of Fish and Game

An experimental wood bison herd introduced to the lower Innoko-Yukon River region 5 years ago, experienced a decline this year due to last winter’s harsh weather. KUAC’s Mary Auld reports.

Karen Brewster

The state is finalizing plans for another Forty Mile Caribou hunt and there’s concern about more trail and land damage by ATV’s along the Steese Highway north of Fairbanks. In August, a 2 caribou bag limit drew thousands of hunters on ATV’s to the Eagle Summit and 12 Mile Summit area, scaring portions of the Bureau of Land Management’s Pinnell Mountain Trail as wells as state lands. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports the issues was central during a Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting last night (Weds).

Karen Brewster

State and federal officials are looking to one another and the public to address trail and other land damage from all-terrain vehicles off the Steese Highway northeast of Fairbanks during the Forty Mile caribou hunt. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Don't Eat PFAS Fish

Sep 4, 2020
Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Exposure to PFAS from eating fish is the subject of an article written by a group of Fairbanks researchers.  Anglers who eat their catch risk ingesting the chemicals linked to a range of health problems, including cancer.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

In the latest clash between the state and federal government over Alaska wildlife management, the state is objecting to a federal hunting closure along the Richardson Highway. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Orphaned Bear Cubs Taken at Prudhoe Bay

Jul 1, 2020
ADF&G Wildlife Conservation - Interior and Eastern Arctic Alaska

The state is trying to find a home for two orphaned bear cubs on the North Slope. State northeast Alaska area biologist Elizabeth Lenart says the young

Craig Springer / U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The preseason outlook for Yukon River salmon anticipates a Chinook run similar to last year. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Yukon River area manager Holly Carroll says the run is predicted to


Apr 14, 2020

04-14-20 12:30 PM newscast

One sign of spring in Interior Alaska is the emergence of woodchucks from hibernation. While humans are justifiably focused on the coronavirus pandemic, Alaska’s animals are continuing about their normal seasonal business. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, for some that includes coming out of hibernation, despite a cold spring.


Mar 30, 2020

03-30-20 8:30 AM newscast