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Alaska group works to let locals test shellfish for toxins

By | Aleutians, Environment, Food, Oceans, Public Safety, Recent News, Wildlife | No Comments
Alaska SeaGrant officials are working on a tester for paralytic shellfish poisoning, an illness that can cause tingling in the lips, tongue, fingers and toes and eventual breathing problems. Officials say testing currently costs $125 per test and has a time delay, as samples need to be sent in to the state.
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Fairbanks to take sides on Denali park wolf hunting

By | Interior, Recent News, Wildlife | No Comments
Fairbanks officials are weighing in on a statewide dispute about wolf hunting rules near Denali National Park. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that a resolution brought by Fairbanks North Star Borough Assemblyman Van Lawrence urges Gov. Bill Walker to halt wolf hunting and trapping near a boundary on the park's northeast side. The Assembly will consider the resolution Thursday.
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