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An Outdoor View: That got me thinking

...feel some pain. According to Science Daily (Aug. 8, 2013), a study in Germany by a team of neurobiologists, behavioral ecologists and fishery scientists found that fish don't feel pain the way humans do. These researchers concluded that fish don't...
Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula?

...habitat. With climate change, historical conditions may not be possible to maintain. Dr. Dawn Robin Magness is a landscape ecologist and Fish & Wildlife Biologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Like the Refuge at
Refuge ecologist enjoys fungus-farming leaf-cutter ants in Costa Rica

...are now locked into it, because in most cases neither can survive and reproduce without the other. Ed Berg has been the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge since 1993. Ed will be teaching his weekly 1-credit "Cycles of Nature" course at...
Refuge Notebook: A journey through botanical time

...opportunity for a vegetation ecologist. My recent trip to a number...fascinating habitats for vegetation ecologists in that each island is a self-contained...variation-seeking eye of the vegetation ecologist. What was evident was that...lives. Elizabeth Bella is ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife...
Refuge Notebook: Retiring refuge ecologist predicts a dry future for the western Kenai

...out. Indeed, I hope they aren't. But it's hard to deny that the trend is well under way Ed Berg just retired as the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, where he worked since 1993. He plans to continue his scientific work on the refuge...
National Geographic quotes refuge ecologist

...Berg has been quoted in numerous scientific journals, magazine articles and newspaper stories while serving as the ecologist for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge for the last decade, and this month he adds one more to the list: National...
Ruffner unanimously passes through first confirmation hearing

...Kenai Area Fisherman's Coalition Chairman Ed Schmitt said he represented the personal use fishermen, private anglers and ecologists who formed the coalition, and the group supports Ruffner. Schmitt said the Board of Fisheries needed to consider science-based...
Refuge Notebook: New aerial photography technology - little camera, big picture

...we should quickly capture the remainder of the burn. Fire ecologists and biologists will use the imagery for assessing and monitoring...counting animals, and measuring snow depths. Mark Laker is an ecologist and database manager at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Find...
Global change, local action

...amazing scientists."The five scientists who presented at the conference were local researchers including salmon stream ecologist Sue Mauger of Cook Inlet Keeper, Steve Baird of Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, Mitch Michaud of the United States Department...
Refuge Notebook: Living with climate change in our backyards

...ensure that our spectacular, unique, and beloved landscape is still intact for future generations. Elizabeth Bella is an ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Visit for more information about the...


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