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Brown bear killed at Sterling residence

...property report. While the bear didn't get into any food left out, if it has learned from other residences about a food source, a bear can become more persistent, he said."It sounds like he tried to scare it off," Selinger said. "You...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/brown-bear-killed-at-sterling-reside
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Biologist studies effects of lampreys on salmon species

...even though ... right now we're having a problem with our kings coming back, (lampreys) can move to a different food source so they're still there." While area sport fishermen are noticing river lampreys and catching salmon with the wounds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-30/biologist-studies-effects-of-lamprey
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Kenai's personal use dip-net fishery officially open

...and will continue to improve if it hasn't already, Pawluk said. With the carcasses from salmon runs providing a food source for the resident species, their numbers will continue to grow in the areas where other fishing is taking place, he...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-09/kenais-personal-use-dip-
Fishing
Fishing still strong on Russian river

...sockeye salmon fishery are now heavy in the confluence area of the Russian River into the Kenai River. The concentrated food source draws trout and Dollies to the area, making for a good place for catching the resident species, Pawluk said. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-25/fishing-still-strong-on-russian-rive
Fishing
Even in winter, be bear aware

...who may be hiking to take precautions and be aware any time of year. "Some bears may be roaming around looking for a food source then crawl back into a hole," he said. "Usually it's the moose that favor the snow trails because without the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-27/be-bear-aware
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ADFG staff, others present Cook Inlet research to Board of Fisheries

...fish. A healthy habitat provides nutrients, resistance to erosion, shelter for juvenile fish during floods and a food source for rearing fish, he said. The Kenai River has been the site of 623 fish habitat rehabilitation projects since 1995...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-01/adfg-staff-others-present-cook-inlet
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Refuge Notebook: A new clam on the beaches

...National Park found that soft-shell clams were the primary species consumed by brown bears in mud flats, an important food source for bears in the spring until salmon start appearing in the streams.As to usefulness by people, soft-shell clams...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-23/refuge-notebook-a-new-clam-on-th
Outdoors
Brown bear hunting closure unnecessary, unprecedented

...Wildlife Service considers it acceptable for an entire caribou herd to die out on Unimak Island, eliminating an important food source for subsistence users. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game's mandates don't allow for populations to disappear...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-11-17/brown-bear-hunting-closure-unnece
Opinion
Board should take action on king salmon issues

...causing their decline, not just people - I believe the climate change is affecting their returns, the king salmon's food source in the ocean being targeted commercially, and currently the leaking nuclear plant in Japan that has now hit Alaska's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/node/19974
Letters
Moose federation partners to reduce moose collisions

...road corridors. Moose are drawn to roadways because they provide easy walking and access to young trees, a primary food source, along their edges."The moose are there because we're compelling them to be there. It's an easy place to walk...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-20/moose-federation-partners-to-reduce-
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