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Federal, state agencies prepare for 2013 wildfires

...training our folks. We do have the fire staff that we've had in past years," said Dan Warthin, regional fire management officer for the National Park Service.Bureau of Land Management spokesman Craig McCaa in Fairbanks said his agency also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-04-30/federal-state-agencies-prepare-for-2
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Refuge seeks comments for draft fire plan

...types of treatment that we would do in and around the refuge lands near those communities," said Doug Newbould, fire management officer for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The plan's environmental assessment examines the effect forest fires...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-12/refuge-seeks-comments-for-draft-fire
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Vietnam veteran spends summer fighting fires on the Kenai

...mid-August, Forestry has responded to 76 wildland fires. That's the most since the late 1990s, said Howie Kent, fire management officer. "It's directly attributable to the weather," he said. "Warm, dry weather." Carlton and five other...

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Refuge Notebook: Skilak Loop project to increase recreation opportunities

...perhaps you are wondering, "Why is the Refuge Fire Management Officer writing about wildlife habitat projects and wildlife-oriented...Wildlife Refuge. Thanks! Doug Newbould is the Fire Management Officer for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. He has...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091010/out_706250270.shtml
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Shanta Creek blaze grows: Fire burning 10,000 acres

...team in the country. They're going to come in and help manage the fire," said Dianne MacLean, assistant fire management officer on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, of the NEMO team. The fire was sparked by lightning on June 29 just north...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071009/new_357677898.shtml
Meeting calms fears on fire

...suppression, which is where we monitor the situation and take action where we need to," said Ric Plate, a fire management officer with Forestry. Plate explained that the limited suppression plan is in the lowest level of suppression action...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/082804/new_082804new001001.shtml
Hard knocks 101: Spring slash pile burning can be a risky business

...school of hard knocks, take my advice. The potential rewards are not worth the risks. Doug Newbould is the fire management officer for the Kenai and Kodiak National Wildlife Refuges. For more information about the refuge, the fire program...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030907/outdoors_0309out003.shtml
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Burning peat: a good source of energy and a firefighter?s nightmare

...something perhaps it is better to take the peat to the fire rather than the fire to the peat. Doug Newbould is the fire management officer for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. For more information about the refuge, the fire management program...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/060807/outdoors_0608spo005.shtml
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New forest, just add fire

...prescribed burn Thursday. The refuge plans to burn 431 acres in the Lily Lake area, said Dianne MacLean, assistant fire management officer. The Lily Lake area is comprised largely of dense, continuous stands of black spruce between the East Fork Moose...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061907/news_0619new003.shtml
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Refuge to monitor fire

...will burn out on its own," said Doug Newbould, fire management officer for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. On Friday...project, contact the refuge manager Robin West, or fire management officer Doug Newbould, at the Kenai National Wildlife...

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