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...problem solve allows for a species to 'think outside the box' so to speak. This may be important if habitat and food resources change."Nelson said she and the other researchers have plans to continue with other bear-related studies after...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...and aren't taking into consideration scientific research. "Fish in Alaska is a very important food resource; it's a very healthy food resource," Hartig said. "So, when I see things thrown out there, it worries me that not only will it...
Researchers says walrus behavior changing

...Researchers, meanwhile, will continue investigating whether walrus gathered on the coast will deplete nearshore food resources, which are typically less bountiful for walrus than offshore areas, or if a toll will be taken on the health of...
Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule

...Listen only.Friday 1:00 p.m.The House Resources Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HCR 1 - State Food Resource Development Group. Testimony will be taken.March 14 6:00 p.m.Legislators from House Districts 28, 29 & 30...
Study examines availability of seafood to area residents

...that's nutritious, that is affordable and that is culturally preferred?"She said that with the abundance of food resources available on the peninsula, the idea that some residents can't access enough good food might seem strange.But...
112th Christmas Bird Count: New circle means new birds

...of Kachemak Bay and lower Cook Inlet. Quite likely these species are more dispersed this winter due to inadequate food resources in their core wintering areas. Other count highlights included observations of Slaty-backed Gull, American Robin...
Snow: More complicated than you thought

...usually select areas with shallower or denser snow that make travel easier. Easier travel means better access to food resources and escape from enemies. Human activities during winter also make a difference. Activities such as cross-country...
Around the Peninsula

...Nutrition class serves up information The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank will offer free nutrition classes "Putting Local Food Resources to Work" from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the food bank at 33955 Community College Drive in Soldotna...
Around the Peninsula

...Nutrition class serves up information The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank will offer free nutrition classes "Putting Local Food Resources to Work" on Wednesdays for eight weeks from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., beginning this week. The classes will be...
Salmon count benefits many will leave after spending one winter in Skilak and Kenai Lakes," Shields said. "But due to competition for food resources from success of large escapements, the smolt held over an additional year." The extra year in the freshwater allowed...


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