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JOIN US for a Bear Viewing Evening!

Monday, April 18th, 2016 at 6:30PM Brown Bears of 2015 Presented by Tom Griffin, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Manager (ADF&G) and Drew Hamilton, Former ADF&G Staffer At the Auditorium within the Anchorage Museum and the Rasmuson Center Enter through the center doors at 7th Avenue, between A & C Street Free and open to

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2015 FOMR Newsletter

Newsletter 2015 in PDF format Threats to McNeil River: are reduced. See article below for more information. 2015 Permit Holders: Third edition Photo ID books are highly recommended for use in the park and as mementos later on. We also sell a great hat for McNeil and a “River of Bears” DVD. 2014 Spring Volunteer Project

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May 2014 McNeil Newsletter

Our apologies for a misprint that occurred in our mailed version of the 2014 Newsletter. In the first paragraph of the Threats to McNeil River, the second line should read as it appears in this pdf. Thank you. May 2014 McNeil Newsletter (pdf) Threats to McNeil River: The threat is now and it could modify the

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2014 Calendar – Annual Meeting and more

Whats in store for 2014? The following items are planned for this year. Meeting: Our annual meeting is free and open to the public. This year it will be at the Wilda Marston Theatre at the Loussac Library, on Tuesday, April 22rd at 6:30 pm. Our illustrated presentation will be by ADF&G’s manager Tom Griffin &

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“River of Bears” at the UAA Planetarium

Friends of McNeil River is proud to have provided a financial grant to assist in the educational production of the “River of Bears”.   Come to Alaska to see the largest gathering of bears in the world! Shot in stunning 4k fulldome video, River of Bears takes you to the legendary McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, where

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Video of McNeil River Annual Meeting 2013

A full video is now available of the recent annual meeting at the Anchorage Museum. Introductions by: Mike Adams, FOMR President and Treasurer Presenters: Tom Griffin, ADF&G Sanctuary Manager Polly Hessing, Biologist Drew Hamilton, ADF&G Sanctuary Technician Travis A Rector, PhD, UAA Planetarium Program  

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Newsletter April 2013

Read the newsletter in PDF format:  2013 McNeil Newsletter-MKA-for email-2014  The Importance of Going Paperless It is really important to us that we reduce the number of printed copies we have to send out through the postal services.  Due to the high cost of printing and postage, we have had to do a highly abbreviated version.

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New FOMR Website Launched!

A new year, and a new website.  As you may have noticed, our brand new website has launched.  In a fresh new look, and ready for mobile!  Try it on iPad or your phone. The content should adapt right away. Enjoy! The content management system is WordPress 3.5.  The latest version and a great template

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April 17th – McNeil River Bears – Presentation

McNeil River Bears – Presentation Wednesday April 17, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage, AK World famous brown bears of McNeil River as seen by Tom Griffin, Manager of ADF&G run State Game Sanctuary. Photo presentation & bear talk of the habituated bears seen through the lens of Tom and his

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The McNeil bears that visit Katmai National Preserve are under threat.

(08/26/07) The three-week trophy hunting season begins on October 1st The McNeil bears that visit Katmai National Preserve are under threat. The three-week trophy hunting season begins on October 1st, and there is no limit on the number of bears that may be harvested. Please speak up in support of the bears, by writing a

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