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Ruffner to step down from Kenai Watershed Forum post

...forum, Ruffner will also stay with his current positions on the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission, an international conservation organization that also includes Canada, Japan the Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation. Ruffner will continue his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-26
News
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. " Simply put, this wholesale...life, is disgusting," he said. Conservation groups hailed Obama's announcement...Association, said in a statement released by conservation and some Native organizations that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer-and-jim-kuhnhenn/2015-01-25
News
Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...has emerged in Alaska, mostly through federal initiatives like the Alaska Climate Change Executive Roundtable, Landscape Conservation Cooperatives and the Alaska Climate Science Center. At the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, under Mark Myers' supervision...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/voices-of-the-peninsula-protectin
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

...drive back from Anchorage, whizzing by the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center at 57 miles per hour my daughter pointed out a strange...Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) and the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. The fate of these wood bison has been in the news...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-22/refuge-notebook-what-do-caribou-
Outdoors
Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...ill-prepared and potentially harmful to conservation efforts on struggling species. The...gillnetting to a river that had faced severe conservation restrictions from state biologists...non-selective gear type in an era of conservation. If you don't say no to gillnets...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-22/federal-board-allows-gillnetting-on-
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Business news

...creating, maintaining or evaluating a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan. Farm business workshops slated Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District invites current and prospective farm business owners to attend one of three educational workshops entitled "Flowers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-19/business-news
Community

...statewide today," said Mike Schiavone, a wildlife biologist who heads wild turkey research for the Department of Environmental Conservation. The decline has been attributed to a decrease in habitat, an increase in predators, and bad weather in spring or summer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/mary-esch/2015-01-19
Cook Inlet Energy ordered to take corrective actions after flare-up

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission softened its enforcement...throughout a several month period. The conservation commission asserted that the company...personnel would be trained in the conservation commission's regulatory requirements...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-08/cook-inlet-energy-ordered-to-take-co
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Voices of the Peninsula: Set net ban initiative based on conservation

...like in the Pacific Northwest. The heart of this initiative is conservation, and we need to start now before it's too late. This initiative...fishing.Joe Connors is the president of the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-27/voices-of-the-peninsula-set-net-b
Opinion
River Ranch in Funny River considered for upgrades

...the river," Price said. When the state bought the land from the Hansens, the area was closed to bank fishing under a conservation easement that prohibits fishing within 10 feet of the waterline from July 1- August 14. Price said he'd like to see it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-15/hansen-homeastead-in-funny-river-con
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