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Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...Atmospheric Administration. This warmer temperature can have negative impacts on salmon, as they and their primary food sources prefer colder water.With the increased food competition from large young year classes and negative environmental factors...
Refuge Notebook: Eat your peas - just not the ones you find in the wild

...pea-shaped flowers that range from light pink to purple. It has an edible carrot-like root that has been used as a food source, raw or cooked, by many Alaska Natives and live-off-the-land subsistence folk. Apparently, you just shouldn't...
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Where's winter?

...groups moved on for various reasons, not the least of which might have been climate change that moved their traditional food source south.Whatever the cause, it has been one strange winter. I'm not an advocate of global warming, but I certainly...
Volunteers rehabilitate the Kenai River

...can tuck in and have protection from predators, whether they be birds, bears, other fish," Beranek said. "And a food source is created there. You're going to have bugs coming in to break those trees down." Over a longer period of time...
Refuge Notebook: Living with climate change in our backyards

...evolved to pollinate - which could result in widespread changes or diebacks of native flora, also affecting wildlife food sources. We do know that our actions today can guide and direct the kind of future we want for our grandchildren's grandchildren...
Refuge Notebook: Records fall during 115th Christmas Bird Count

...increase in Rock Pigeons (56) can be attributed to an increase in suitable urban habitat with its associated artificial food sources. But, accordingly, this species' existence is tenuous at best as they depend nearly solely on hand-outs and are...

...important nutrients to protect the heart, vision and blood flow. 9. Nuts and berries are natureis most concentrated food sources. Grains such as flaxseed are high in the beneficial omega-3 fatty acids, which help lower cholesterol and stabilize...
Tight Lines: Ice fishing can be cool winter fun

...devotee precisely because it is so proactive: constantly moving, seeking out where fish might be hiding, gauging which food source they are homing in on, hoping to lay down the perfect cast, and if not, at least working on it. With ice fishing...
Tight Lines: Mouseanity in Western Alaska

...was no anomaly, the mouse no occasional morsel. The way these fish were behaving it had to be a major and beloved food source. The only trouble was that my short supply of mouse patterns was soon tattered and literally torn to pieces. Luckily...
Refuge Notebook: Bird checklist of the Kenai Flats - It's about time

...Gulls has grown substantially, their status changing from common to (super) abundant, likely due to increasing local food sources (especially from human waste). Bald Eagles are also far more numerous on the Flats, benefiting from the same waste...


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