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Alaska's yellow cedar considered for endangered protection

...petitioners.In a paper published in 2012, U.S. Forest Service researchers concluded that climate warming has meant...Owen, of the forest association, disputed the Forest Service study and called its conclusions a hypothesis. Experts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/alaskas-yellow-cedar-considered-for-
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Tight Lines: Access great backcountry angling via bicycle

...and lakers. All three of these lakes have U.S. Forest Service cabins on them, which come with the added bonus of...with your favorite spinner or spoon. There is also a Forest Service cabin available here. Using a bicycle may require...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-18/tight-lines-access-great-backcou
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Fishing 2015

...outfits have rental kayaks. Keep in mind that a water taxi can deliver you to the many cabins for rent by the U.S. Forest Service and Alaska State Parks, and that water taxis can carry a lot of weight. By using water taxis and float planes, the world...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-19/an-outdoor-view-fishing-2015
Outdoors
Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

...display.Evolving technology and more research is driving the improved products, said Bruce Tremper, director of the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center. He warns that the gear doesn't make a person invincible. Backcountry skiers need to study...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/technology-improves-avalanche-ge
Outdoors

...In particular, these funds have the potential to advance a range of economic opportunities, complementing the Forest Service's efforts to transition away from old-growth forest management and towards young-growth management on the Tongass...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/melissa-griffiths/2015-02-23
Homer man dies trekking in Patagonia

...New York, Cobleskill. He came to Alaska in 1979, where he worked as a surveyor out of Ketchikan with the U.S. Forest Service in the Tongass National Forest.Feraudo is survived by his parents, Mary and Michael Feraudo Sr., of Lake City...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-14/homer-man-dies-trekking-in-patago
Opinion
Chugach National Forest unaffected by snowmobile ruling

...country. On Jan. 27, the U.S. Forest Service issued a new policy mandating...change, according to a U.S. Forest service press release. The Chugach National...27, according to the U.S. Forest Service. In the press release, U.S...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-07/local-forests-unaffected-by-snowmobi
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Murkowski pressures Forest Service

...Murkowski said the United States Forest Service needs to commit to the future...Committee hearing on the U.S. Forest Service's 2016 budget request, Murkowski...Rural School funds. "I think the Forest Service has broken the federal government's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-28/murkowski-pressures-forest-service
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Moose Pass

...mountains and the shore of Trail Lake. The local scenery is a part of Chugach National Forest, managed by the US Forest Service. Visitors can enter this scenery through a network of local hiking trails. The south trailhead of the 28 mile Johnson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/places/moose-pass
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Century old law returns to fund forest communities

...national forests. According the Forest Service, between 80-85 percent of the...receive $535,167 from the U.S. Forest Service as part of the 1908 Act. Together...counties," according to the Forest Service's Election and Allocation Guidelines...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/century-old-law-returns-to-fund-fore
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