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Kenai Peninsula leads statewide elodea fight

...fighting elodea - all of the funds have been provided through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the Kenai Peninsula Borough and other smaller sources, Stewart said. Because Lake Hood is a commercially operating...
Chugach National Forest raises rates for cabin rentals

...completion year of the National Forest Service market survey. Kenai resident...daily fee of $45. The National Forest Service has proposed increasing the daily...of the three years the National Forest Service will use to implement the fee...
Before the snow flies, spend some time on avalanche safety

...educational programs for avalanche education, and should take advantage of information available through the United States Forest Service's National Avalanche Center, the Alaska Avalanche Information Center, and other sources."That's good advice...
Soldotna student to light Capitol Christmas Tree

...with a speech, after which DeVolld will ignite the towering, whirling rings of lights. Ryan, the United States Forest Service and Architect of the Capitol Theodore Bechtol will host the traditional ceremony. Reach Kelly Sullivan at kelly...
Refuge Notebook: The Kenai Isthmus is a management conundrum

...Highway and Alaska Railroad, and the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, Begich-Boggs Visitor Center, and the Forest Service campgrounds and trails along Portage Glacier Road. All of these wonderful facilities for people mean it's just...
Refuge Notebook: Warm summers prepare for spruce bark beetle return

...really use mass attack effectively.Bark beetles are always present at low (endemic) levels in the forest. The USDA Forest Service flies annual aerial surveys for all kinds of forest pests and diseases. This summer's survey found spruce beetle...
Reimer leads Peninsula runners at Lost Lake

...Reimer's time was 1:52:52.Najeeby Quinn won the women's race in 1:53:46.The course is 16 miles on a U.S. Forest Service trail, starting at Primrose Campground and ending at Bear Creek. It is a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis.Women's...
3 people missing after several landslides in Sitka

...trails, including one that had been repaired after flooding in January 2014. A year earlier, two people at a U.S. Forest Service cabin near Sitka escaped moments before part of a mountain slid down.
Photographer retraces Bob Marshall's wilderness trek

...time of his Montana hike, Marshall worked for the Forest Service. Marshall explored the areas he thought should become...and his horse, whom he later learned packed for the Forest Service, went off the steep slope and Peterson thought they...
State, federal officials try to tackle feral rabbit problem

...Control, the Department of Fish and Game, U.S. Forest Service, the Gastineau Humane Society and the Juneau Police...16,000 caring for the animals.This summer, the Forest Service began reporting rabbit sightings at the glacier for...


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