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Fairbanks search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...rescue. He is married to Allison Emmett, a counselor.He got his start in political activism as a supporter of environmental issues. In 2013, Emmett won an essay contest with Trout Unlimited for writing an essay against the Pebble Mine.A handful...
CFK launches into its 26th season with a review of the last 25

...can all be proud to have contributed to creating an educational partnership that can change the way we address environmental issues and challenges our youth to think of creative ideas," he said. "We have seen great projects that are benefiting...
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...parks and wilderness areas. He is a past recipient of a Rasmuson Foundation Artist Fellowship and has received the Environmental Issues Award from Windland Smith Rice International. The other authors selected for the project include Bill Sherwonit...
Conservation film festival coming to Kenai

...on the Line," was produced with assistance from Cook Inletkeeper."It also shines a spotlight on some local environmental issues as well, which Cook Inletkeeper has been involved with, so it's a really neat partnership," Booth said...
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Land managers work to finish mine cleanup feasibility study

...keeping the tailings on-site. "It's common to simply remove them from the location where they're creating an environmental issue," McCrum said. "In this case it's being near the water, it's the aquatic ecosystem that's the most sensitive...
A snout-to-tail history of the humble pig

...Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat" by Barry Estabrook. It's a look at corporate farming, pig husbandry, environmental issues, and what's on your plate.The Bookworm is Terri Schlichenmeyer. Email her at
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Commercial fishing stops more salmon than culverts

...your time trying to also address saltwater issues along with the culverts? I see commercial fishing and ocean environmental issues stopping way more salmon than culverts. It's not reasonable to spend most of your time and resources getting...
Voices of the Peninsula: Solving fishery issues requires honest dialogue

...occurs. By and large, the yearly and in-season management decisions have been appropriate. Having dealt with environmental issues on and around the Kenai River as a full-time gig for most of the past two decades, I am both pro-sport and...
Skyview grad earns patent for fish waste disposal system

...upbringing on the Peninsula inspired her to help the fishing community. "As I grew up, I became aware of some of the environmental issues U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and other agencies were working on associated with fish waste disposal along the...
Refuge Notebook: Kenai Refuge celebrates Wilderness on Earth Day for national legislation to solve urgent environmental issues. Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson proposed the...important annual way to raise awareness of local environmental issues throughout the country.That tradition continues...


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