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Permitting underway for Cooper Creek salmon project

...needed to carry out a project at the Cooper Lake Dam in Chugach National Forest...divert water from Stetson Creek into Cooper Lake. Flow from the lake would be changed...Creek, the access road to the Cooper Lake Dam and the transmission line between...
Bear aware: Fish and Game warns residents to remove trash

...bear tracks on the ski trails at the (Kenai National Wildlife) Refuge, and a big, male was taken by a hunter up by Cooper Lake last week, but there hasn't been much else in the way of sightings yet," Selinger said. Still, it won't be...
Scouting out leaders

Photo by Adam Bauer, Tustumena d Boy Scouts from across the Kenai Peninsula converged on Cooper Lake on Oct. 22 to compete in a series of scout skills. Troops 151 of Soldotna and 568 of Seward (above) joined together and won...
PCB cleanup, plant upgrade to proceed

Recent tests found no evidence that the Cooper Lake Hydroelectric Project is presently releasing PCBs into Kenai Lake. However, they did detect PCBs inside the plant. Managers...
"Cross-Cultural Mentoring"

...Renewable energy field trip The new Renewable Energy Production and Operations class recently went on a field trip to the Cooper Lake Hydroelectric facility in Cooper Landing as guests of Chugach Electric Association. "This was a very educational tour...
Cooper Lake generator fails

...rebuilt generators at Chugach Electric Association's Cooper Lake hydroelectric project has been shut down after a metal...fin could have been damaged during the overhaul. The Cooper Lake plant, licensed in 1957 and commissioned in 1960, now...
Fish board considers sockeye season change

...and the Kenai River between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31; * Proposal 248, increasing the daily bag limit for Dolly Varden in Cooper Lake from two to five fish; * Proposal 249, decreasing the bag limit for lake trout in Hidden Lake from two to one...
Future projects spell big bucksx

...grant. Construction will take two or three years. Chugach also plans a $6.1 million upgrade this spring to its Cooper Lake Hydroelectric Project, boosting the project's generation capacity by 10 percent. n B. West Construction is the...
If looking for an established campsite, check these out:

...Highway Cooper Creek Campground, Mile 50.7 Sterling Highway Russian River Campground, Mile 52.8 Sterling Highway Cooper Lake Dispersed Camping Area, end of Snug Harbor Road City and private Cooper Landing: Gwin?s Lodge, restaurant and bar...
Kenai Lowlands provide marginal habitat for expanding marten

...number of days at the Kenai Moose Research Center and at Cooper Lake during which snow cover was not deep enough to be insulating...averaged over four times the number of stress days than Cooper Lake in the mountains. The majority of stress days occurred...


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