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Political novices competing for assembly District 9 seat

...National Wildlife Refuge. In 1997 he started working with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. He now does fisheries research for pretty much every species that's not salmon, including halibut.Slaughter was born in Anchorage and moved...
State and federal agencies provide comment on HEA hydroelectric project

...regarding fish use of Reach 6. Comments by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service also address issues in HEA's 2013 fisheries research and analysis. Jeffry Anderson, supervisor of the Kenai Fish and Wildlife Field Office, wrote in his comments...
Federal regulators criticize HEA hydroelectric project

...Reach 6. Comments released on Thursday by the US Fish and Wildlife Service also found weaknesses in HEA's 2013 fisheries research and the analysis based on it. Jeffry Anderson, supervisor of the Kenai Fish and Wildlife Field Office, wrote...
Feds, public weigh in on Susitna hydro studies

A proposed hydro project on the Susitna River is the impetus for substantial fisheries research, but state and federal interests have disagreed on components of the first year of work.The Alaska Energy Authority held a meeting...
Mixed start for kings around state

...Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim king projects will receive about $800,000 out of the $4.7 million the NPRB has slated for 24 different fisheries research projects this year.Commercial fishers, and sport anglers, targeting sockeye salmon are off to a stronger start...
Fishery stakeholders share concerns with Senate committee

...Matanuska-Susitna Borough's Fish and Wildlife Commission, said the borough received $2.5 million in fiscal year 2014 for fisheries research and habitat work at the northern end of the Inlet, and was making the same request for fiscal year 2015.The participants...
Senate Resources hears final day of Upper Cook Inlet fish testimony

...director Charlie Swanton and central region supervisor Tracy Lingnau on salmon stocks, management plans and ongoing fisheries research senators quizzed staff on testimony they'd heard during what chairwoman Sen. Cathy Giessel, R- Anchorage...
A king without a crown: Chinook vulnerable to ocean forces

...conclusion - the fish are fewer and the sizes smaller. That's why scientists like Joe Orsi and Jim Murphy, both fisheries research biologists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, are digging deeper into decades of research...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
ADFG staff, others present Cook Inlet research to Board of Fisheries

...Susitna coho have the ability to produce large returns from small escapements," said Jack Erickson, regional fisheries research coordinator for ADFG. Habitat Dean Hughes, a habitat biologist for ADFG, talked to board members about the importance...
Fishery research a crucial investment

Gov. Sean Parnell visited the Kenai Peninsula this past week, and, as is almost inevitable in this neck of the woods, the discussion turned toward salmon fishery management. At issue on the Peninsula are weak returns of chinook salmon, including our world-famous Kenai River kings. Concerns extend well beyond the in-river sport fisheries, because conservation measures taken to maximize king salmon escapement include restrictions on most of the rest of Cook Inlet's sport, personal-use and commercial salmon fisheries.


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