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Refuge Notebook: Thousands of feet on the ground are a challenge in Changbai Mountain, China

...partnership between Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Changbai Mountain National Nature Reserve, with a focus on wildland fire management and visitor services in protected areas.Changbai Mountain straddles the China-North Korea border and has been...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-23/refuge-notebook-thousands-of-fee
Outdoors
Refuge seeks comments for draft fire plan

...for the first time revising its fire management plan environmental assessment...communities," said Doug Newbould, fire management officer for the U.S. Fish...communities and ecosystems. The fire management plan proposes two alternatives...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-12/refuge-seeks-comments-for-draft-fire
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Refuge man aids BP cleanup

Kenai Refuge Fire Management Officer Doug Newbould traveled to northwest Florida to help the...BB-sized to great big globs the size of a sea turtle." His fire management experience with the "instant command system" helped him coordinate...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072610/new_683702169.shtml
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Refuge Notebook: Skilak Loop project to increase recreation opportunities

...wondering, "Why is the Refuge Fire Management Officer writing about wildlife...nature. There is also an expected fire management benefit -- a reduction of hazard...Thanks! Doug Newbould is the Fire Management Officer for the Kenai National...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091010/out_706250270.shtml
Outdoors
Wildland fire crews deserve our thanks

...Shantatalik Creek fire continues to burn on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, we'd like to take a moment to thank the fire management officials and the crews on the fireline for all their hard work in ensuring the blaze remains productive and not destructive...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071709/ope_359041430.shtml
Fire grows near Funny River Road

...near the Hansen Horse Trail, or Funny River Horse Trail, a popular recreation spot for hunters and hikers. A new fire management team is scheduled to arrive at about 6 p.m. Tuesday, Alexandrou said. They'll take over management of the fire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-19/fire-grows-near-funny-river-road
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Refuge Notebook: Kruger National Park, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge share common conservation issues

...supporting many grass-eating species like the African buffalo, numerous antelopes and the zebra. KNP was divided into fire management blocks bounded by fire-break roads where natural lightning-caused fires were allowed to burn or where prescribed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-06/refuge-notebook-kruger-national-
Outdoors
Peninsula a 'tinderbox'

...KNWR has made excuses for their lack of pro-active fire management for some time now. The suggestion of fire breaks...spent 10 million dollars in the last 20 years on good fire management instead of a 10 million dollar visitor center maybe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-28/peninsula-a-tinderbox
Letters
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...near the Hansen Horse Trail, or Funny River Horse Trail, a popular recreation spot for hunters and hikers. A new fire management team is scheduled to arrive at about 6 p.m. Tuesday, Alexandrou said. They'll take over management of the fire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/funny-river-wildfire-5-percent-conta
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Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities

...About 150 firefighters are now working to control the fire, Nelson said. Hilcorp was providing GIS equipment to the fire management team, which is based in Palmer. On Wednesday, Hilcorp also took the precaution of draining crude oil storage tanks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-23/firefighters-keep-tyonek-blaze-away-
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