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Search for the Rusty Blackbird begins

...Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz from April 12 to May 31. The project, in coordination with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, is encouraging anyone to log bird sightings in eBird, a datasheet that could help biologists understand factors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-10/search-for-the-rusty-blackbird-begin
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Bear awareness key during the spring season

...hungrier, testier and more protective of their space, she said. Jeff Selinger, Area Biologist for Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said to be cautious during any encounter with wildlife. Every animal has had different experiences and varying...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-05-3
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Recreation briefs

...organization is interested contact Ranger Jason Okuly with Alaska State Parks at 907-262-5581 ext. 28. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will host four black/brown bear baiting clinics on the Kenai Peninsula. Hunters may establish bait stations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-10/recreation-briefs
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Setnet petition fails

...36-hours for both. Board member Fritz Johnson, of Dillingham, said he thought the petition could provide Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers who are tasked with running the Upper Cook Inlet fisheries, more flexibility when managing the two...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03-0
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Governor announces Board of Fisheries, Game appointees

...high school teachers, while Hoffman has served on the Board of Game since 2008 and Spraker, a retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist, was first appointed to the Board of Game in 2003. Reach Rashah McChesney at rashah.mcchesney...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-02/governor-announces-board-of-fisherie
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Board of Fisheries to hear Cook Inlet setnet emergency petition

With about a day's notice, the Alaska Board of Fisheries has scheduled a meeting to discuss an emergency petition filed by an organization representing commercial setnetters in Upper Cook Inlet. A teleconference has been scheduled for 10 a.m.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-02/board-of-fisheries-to-hear-cook-inle
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Refuge Notebook: Hidden Lake Campground - a 'hidden gem' on the Kenai Refuge

I am often asked thought provoking questions while working in the Kenai Refuge Visitor Center. Recently, I was asked how Hidden Lake Campground received its name.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/refuge-notebook-hidden-lake-camp
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Fish board to take up setnet petition

...acronym SOKI (pronounced "sockeye"), addressed the difficulty in getting the shortened gear that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game can now require. The difficulty of getting the new gear was unknown at the time the regulation passed, Shadura...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-01/fish-board-to-take-up-setnet-petitio
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Senate Resources hears final day of Upper Cook Inlet fish testimony

...for Upper Cook Inlet Salmon Dialogue in the Senate Resources committee wrapped up as members heard from Alaska Department of Fish and Game staff on a myriad of issues in the Cook Inlet marine and freshwater fisheries. After nearly an hour of testimony...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-29/senate-resources-hears-final-day-of-
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Legislative Information Office schedule for March 28-31

...will sponsor a public hearing for an Overview of Salmon Stocks and Managements Plans in Upper Cook Inlet by the Department of Fish and Game, Charlie Swanton, Director, Sport Fish Division & Tracy Lingnau, Regional Supervisor, Central Region...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-27/legislative-information-office-sched
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