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Refuge Notebook: Progress on eradicating elodea from the Kenai Peninsula

...State Parks and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Beck and Daniels Lakes, with many private landowners, drain into Bishop Creek, which wanders in and out of the Refuge enroute to the Cook Inlet. This past winter, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

...batter salmon and halibut is what we serve around a bon fire at the Ricks Ranch. We show them our backyard, fishing at Bishop Creek and Swanson River and show them our very favorite place to go almost every week, Captain Cook Park. We look across...
More government is not the answer

...of the reasons the salmon run is down in the Bishop Creek drainage is because Bishop Creek used to feed seven lakes. Now it feeds one...with beach site fishermen who have fished the Bishop Creek reds for 30-plus years. They say they're...
Pioneer Potluck: About saying goodbye

...put to sleep the next day if no one adopted her. Would we be interested? Our other 11 year old Golden, Penny Ann of Bishop Creek, had been gone for about 4 years, so we decided to go see the pound dog. She met us with a wag of her tail and dropped...
Refuge Notebook: A window of opportunity to eradicate Elodea

...including a day-long paddle down Bishop Creek. Along the way, we collected...only one additional lake in the Bishop Creek watershed, the 200-acre Beck...that Elodea is constrained to the Bishop Creek and Swanson River watersheds...
Plans for elodea eradication move forward

...lakes. Morton said crews surveyed Bishop Creek along with 68 lakes on the peninsula...and no elodea was found. He said Bishop Creek is a concern because Beck and Daniels...To the best of our knowledge Bishop Creek is not contaminated," Morton...
Better methods to encourage habitat protection available

...neighbor in to the Kenai River Center. Understand ADF&G has no interest in managing secondary arterial streams like Bishop Creek here on the Kenai Peninsula because of lack of funding and importance. No studies or warnings have been noticed or...
Kenai Peninsula racing to eradicate elodea

...That's not chump change. And now elodea has been recently confirmed in the 200-acre Beck Lake, part of the same Bishop Creek watershed that includes Daniels Lake. The total estimated bill for eradicating elodea from these three lakes is now...
Fun, adventure wait at the end of the road

...picnic facilities at Stormy Lake, Bishop Creek and Discovery Campground. in the sun to stretch out. Bishop Creek has been designated as a day-use...concerns. From the parking lot at Bishop Creek, beachcombers can follow a quarter-mile...
Pioneer Potluck: True North Roaders: Hank and Marilyn Every

...part small rocks, part ground shale, part dirt, part volcanic ash, and potholes. The road beyond Halbouty to Bishop Creek, was a trail. My first visit with Marilyn and Hank, in my old green, noisy, dusty Jeep, was a real eye opener...


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