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Refuge Notebook: Living with climate change in our backyards

...bigger storms are generating larger waves and increasing coastal erosion, and flooding events seem more frequent. Other changes...effects on Kenai's climate, plants and wildlife, wildfire, coastal erosion, and salmon. The featured keynote speaker at lunchtime...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-26/refuge-notebook-living-with-clim
Outdoors
Officials to test Tsunami Warning System

...audio may not contain the word "TEST."Officials are asking coastal Alaskans to provide feedback online at ready.alaska.gov...During Tsunami Preparedness Week, emergency managers urge coastal residents to review information on what to do in the event...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-23/officials-to-test-tsunami-warning-sy
News
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...scientists, will share findings on local climate change impacts. Discussion topics include flooding frequency, salmon stressors, coastal erosion and wildfire risk.Nancy Lord, Homer-based author of "Early Warming," will provide the keynote address covering...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-03-22/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
Dallas Seavey wins third Iditarod sled dog race in 4 years

...Seavey has won his third Iditarod in the past four years, beating his father and more than 60 other mushers to the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome early Wednesday after racing 1,000 miles across Alaska. Seavey came in under the city's famed wooden-arch...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-18/dallas-seavey-wins-third-iditarod-sl
News
Voices of Alaska: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward with Young at helm

...miles off the coast of Kodiak and other coastal communities. Recognizing the need for...Harbor to Ketchikan, our fishermen and coastal communities have thrived under the policies...the economic needs of our fishermen and coastal communities, I have introduced legislation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-17/voices-of-alaska-magnuson-stevens
Opinion
Seaveys take top spots in Nome

...Wednesday when he won the race for the third time in four years. The Alaska musher crossed the finish line in the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome at 4:13 a.m., completing the route in eight days, 8 hours, 13 minutes and 6 seconds. That's about five...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-18/1-2-seavey-finish-in-nome
News

...m.-4 p.m. March 28 at Kenai Peninsula College. Topics to be covered include flooding frequency, salmon stressors, coastal erosion, and wildfire risk. The event is open to everyone and anyone. Children's program and activities are available...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-16
News
Charter group proposes plan to acquire commercial halibut quota

...out of the GAF program, according to Yamada.The commercial opposition to CATCH worries about a similar negative impact on coastal communities and entry-level commercial halibut fishermen if Outside money floods the IFQ market in pursuit of trophy fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-15/charter-group-proposes-plan-to-acqui
News
Refuge Notebook: Ode to Crows, Ravens, Jays and Magpies

...By virtue of being at the intersection of the western-most reach of the boreal forest and the northern-most reach of the coastal rainforest, we have five corvid species. The Common Raven, Northwestern Crow, Gray Jay, Steller's Jay and Black-billed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-19/refuge-notebook-ode-to-crows-rav
Outdoors
Iditarod show goes on despite lack of snow

...could create new problems along the unfamiliar route. The winner is expected under the burled arch in Nome, a Bering Sea coastal town, in about 10 days. It's the second time Fairbanks has hosted the official start of the race; similar low-snow conditions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-07/iditarod-show-goes-on-despite-lack-o
News

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