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Kenai City Council candidates share views

...education and safety in the boating portion of the fishery, and protection of private property from both trespass and bank erosion. Navarre: I feel the City of Kenai has continued each year to improve the negative impacts that surrounds the personal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-29/kenai-city-council-candidates-sha
Opinion
EarthCache trail teaches geology of Missouri River

...next EarthCache site.At that site, they read about bank erosion."Geologically speaking, erosion is the gradual breakdown...The EarthCache material discusses different types of bank erosion, such as undercutting, sloughing, attrition and abrasion...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-25/earthcache-trail-teaches-geology
Outdoors
Fish need riparian vegetation

...will be left at the end of August when everything is said and done? Well, typically what's left is a huge case of bank erosion. Erosion is the natural process of wearing away the earth, in this case, bank sediment. Wind and water are two common...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-31-2
Outdoors
Kenai launches new enforcement boat

...The ordinance, passed in April by the Kenai City Council, came as a result of residents who voiced their concerns of bank erosion and property damage created from boat wakes through the mile-long river channel the length of Watergate Way. Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/kenai-launches-new-enforcement-boat
News
Parties must come together to solve Kenai River issues

...80s, more and more guides were showing up, and shouting about the numbers of boats with too much horsepower creating bank erosion, plus they were saying the commercial fishermen were getting too many of the kings. It then became a fact that many...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-21/parties-must-come-togethe
Letters
Time to limit fishing pressure on Kenai River

...people I saw along the banks of the Kenai fishing for sockeye. Then I read articles about high bacteria levels and bank erosion along with sport fishing guides who have possibly damaged king salmon spawning beds. Also the guides have been efficiently...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-07-30/letters-to-the-editor
Letters
All users benefit from healthy salmon returns

...Last year, inriver fisheries were opened 24 hours a day despite residents' complaints of noise, pollution, and bank erosion due to boat wakes. Fishermen and residents of our community are left wondering when enough is enough. Surely a healthy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-05-05/all-users-benefit-from-healthy-sa
Opinion
Bank erosion a factor for salmon fry

The banks along the Kenai River are eroding rapidly. King fry live in the river for three years before heading out to the ocean. They have to live under the overhang for protection from predators; water temperature is cooler and they're safe from being swept away. Without an overhang to live under they will die. When the bank erodes, the falling dirt smothers the fish eggs and kills them. The run-off from lawn chemicals causes pollution to the river, that also kills salmon eggs. All natural vegetation is crucial for king survival.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-07-30/bank-erosion-a-factor-for
Letters
An angler's credo

...that intensive fishing, such as happens during sockeye salmon runs, kills streamside vegetation and contributes to bank erosion. The knowledgeable and respectful angler fishes from a boat, or while standing in the water, on gravel bars or on...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051410/out_569759115.shtml
Outdoors
Eyes to the future: Open house, work session slated for Envision Soldotna plan

...check the regulations and ensure that the Kenai is adequately protected. Queen said that she wants to protect against bank erosion that results from foot traffic as well. "There's a high density of people on the bank," she said. Queen hopes...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/063010/new_612352541.shtml
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