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Federal regulators criticize HEA hydroelectric project

...The draft license application states that hunting in the Grant Lake area is open for "black bear, brown bear, caribou, Dall sheep, moose, mountain goat, wolf, and wolverine." Another potential impact is noise. FERC's comments state that HEA...
Refuge Notebook: Dall sheep in a changing world

...hunters. One such mountain ungulate, the Dall sheep (Ovis dalli dalli), is of particular...Peninsula represents the southernmost range for Dall sheep in Alaska. Sheep habitat, vectors. None of this bodes well for Dall sheep on the Kenai Peninsula. If a changing...
Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula?

...conserve fish and wildlife populations and habitat in their national diversity, including but not limited to moose, bear, Dall sheep, wolves and other furbearers, salmonoids and other fish, waterfowl and other migratory and nonmigratory birds". U...
Grizzly 1915 death reminds author of his own narrow escape companion and I were enjoying a day of hiking and watching Dall sheep. The climb up the mountain behind the cabin, look over the beautiful Twin Lakes region and to glass for Dall sheep and other game then we continued our hike to a high peak...
Cooper Landing

...Kenai River Bridge, travelers can view the source of the Kenai River or use spotting scopes to search nearby mountain peaks for dall sheep. At the Cooper Landing museum, the articulated skeleton of a black bear killed on the Sterling Highway is on display...

...reaching the higher elevations past Upper Fuller Lake, hikers are afforded extensive views of the Kenai Mountains. Look for Dall sheep on these ridges and beaver and waterfowl in the lakes themselves. How to find it: Look for a pullout parking area at...
Peninsula Reflections

Marnie Elwell is shown in this undated photo with bear cubs. She and her husband, Luke, captured young bear, moose, and Dall sheep for collectors. Submitted photo Betty Fuller gave me a recipe recently that set me thinking again about Mamie Elwell...
Refuge Notebook: Defining Wilderness in a climate changing world

...and streams, all inhabited by moose, bear, mountain goats, Dall sheep, wolves, salmon and waterfowl. In addition to non-motorized...diminishing alpine tundra unable to sustain harvestable populations of Dall sheep because of an encroaching treeline and invading orange...
Les Palmer: Remember the Exxon Valdez

...birds always seemed to be around. The coves we visited usually contained sea otters. Though we saw few orcas, we saw lots of Dall's porpoises and humpback whales. The fishing was often good and sometimes excellent.Of course, my view, from the comfort...
Kenaitze tribe sponsors Dena'ina Athabascan exhibit in Anchorage

...and rare objects including a caribou war antler club, originally from the Kenai Peninsula, waterproof bear gut parka and a Dall sheep horn bowl that was originally collected by Captain Cook during his 1778 exhibition. The exhibit also works to bridge the...


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