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...are currently updating a 1992 study to determine what help is needed. That study should be ready early next year with a conservation strategy complete by 2016, Heil said.Mike Albrecht, a logger and owner of Sierra Resources Management, said removing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/scott-smith/2014-12-23
Voices of the Peninsula: Setnet ban initiative is an anti-salmon initiative

...depend.Initiative sponsors claim conservation as their goal but this initiative isn't...sport fishery to catch. That's not conservation. It's greed.This selfish effort...initiative has nothing to do with truth or conservation. It's simply a smoke screen to hide...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-20/voices-of-the-peninsula-setnet-ba
Opinion
Walker continues to fill cabinet

...legislative approval.Walker also announced that Larry Hartig would remain as commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation. Walker cited Hartig's commitment to public service and knowledge of environmental and natural resource issues. Hartig...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-22/walker-continues-to-fill-cabinet
News
Kenai woman wins national hunting award

...passionate about hunting and dedicated to their community, conservation and the betterment of hunting in the future, according to...she created a video summarizing the critical importance of conservation in relation to the future of hunting and sustainable living...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15
News
Truck driver spills drilling waste in Nikiski

...several agencies and companies responded, including the Alaska Department of Transportation, the Department of Environmental Conservation, AIMM, and finally cleanup crews who spent the evening shovelling mud from roadside ditches, vacuuming up the waste and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-09/truck-driver-spills-drilling-waste-i
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Drilling mud spill slows traffic on Spur Highway in Nikiski

...Anderson said that the mud came from natural gas drilling sites and is not hazardous. Alaska Department of Environmental conservation program specialist Don Fritz echoed Anderson's assertion that the waste was non-hazardous and said the situation was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-09/drilling-mud-spill-slows-traffic-on-
News
Safeguard Bristol Bay watershed

...offshore oil and gas drilling, has been an ongoing struggle for more than 35 years. In 1995 fishermen, tribes, governors and conservation groups were successful in getting the U.S. Department of the Interior to buy back leases that had been sold a few years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-04/safeguard-bristol-bay-wat
Letters

...For many years the Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District has sponsored a poster contest...to some aspect of natural resources conservation. This year the kids were amazed to...manager for the Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District.This year's local contest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-11-24-1
Dispatch
Conservation of king salmon should begin with the river

If the Fisheries Conservation Alliance was truly for conservation of king salmon it would have opposed all king fishing in the Kenai River from the beginning of this season! When and only when the escapement was sufficient would they be for some type of fishery for kings.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-28/conservation-of-king-salm
Letters
Harbor Safety Committee suggested for Cook Inlet

...Advisory Council, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and the U.S. Coast Guard. A draft of the report was...oil-spill responders, and representatives from fishing, conservation, transportation, and oil and gas concerns. According to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-12
News

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