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Fox removal effort closer to completion on Alaska islands

...ANCHORAGE - A decades-old campaign to wipe dozens of Alaska islands clean of invasive arctic foxes is a step closer to...juvenile foxes. That brings to 45 the number of larger Alaska islands where arctic, or red foxes in some cases, have been...
Kachemak Bay Research Reserve gets new partner

...funding and projects to work on."Now housed in the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, the Research Reserve does...location of the Research Reserve's offices. The Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center also is the headquarters...

...galleries, restaurants, and recreational opportunities than you can shake a halibut at. Highlights include the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, at Mile 95 of the Sterling Highway, which serves as headquarters for the Alaska Maritime...
Student-made bowls, volunteer-made soups get students a ticket to ride

...45 for an hour of bus time."It's always a one-hour callout, so even if we're picked up here and taken to Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, a 20-minute trip, that's an hour," said Bowen. Add a return trip to Fireweed Academy...
Opposition could lead to changes in HB 77

...deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, at the hearing held Dec. 10 in Homer at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. "The general concern and opposition is we're taking away Alaskans' ability to participate...
Former 'Rat Island' has whole new look

...federal wildlife officials are reporting success, five years after undertaking an effort to eradicate rats from a remote Alaska island.Officials with Island Conservation, The Nature Conservancy and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday...
Cattle on remote islands face threat

ANCHORAGE - There are herds of cattle on a pair of remote Alaska islands that have survived for decades despite any number of threats to their existence. The animals have been abandoned. They've been...

...galleries featuring the work of local artists and restaurants, there are several must-see attractions in town. The Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, at Mile 95 of the Sterling Highway, is headquarters for the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife...
Remains of bear mauling victim found

ANCHORAGE - Human remains found ravaged by one or more brown bears on a southeast Alaska island are likely from a Sitka man overdue on a boating trip, Sitka police said Monday. Police confirmed the grisly death Sunday and...
Drill ship pulled from rocks

ANCHORAGE - A large floating drill rig that ran aground a week ago on a remote Alaska island arrived as planned Monday in the shelter of a Kodiak Island bay after being towed about 45 miles through swells as high as 15 feet...


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