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Fire season begins, burn permits now required

...permits, issued by the state Division of Forestry and valid for one year, are now required...fields will require an inspection from Forestry Staff. The free permits can be applied for online or in-person at a Division of Forestry office. In addition to the state permits...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-31/fire-season-begins-burn-permits-now-
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Climate change conference participation appreciated

...Soldotna High School Green Club, Alaska Community Development Corporation, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management, Kenai Watershed Forum, Re*Group, and the State Division of Forestry.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-16/climate-change-conference
Letters
The time to tap

...gum in the past, she said. John Winters, a Forester for the Division of Forestry office in Soldotna, said birch tapping is permissible for personal use on forestry lands.Tapping is also legal in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-02/the-time-to-tap
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Annual job fair a success

...training providers who participated in the job fair: Alaska Jobs Corps, Alaska Native Tribal Consortium, Alaska Division of Forestry, Alaska State Troopers, Anchorage Police Department., AT&T, AVTEC, Beacon Training Center, Boys and Girls Club, Central...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-09/annual-job-fair-a-success
Letters
State forestry division urges wildfire precautions

Despite the cold temperatures, Alaska's Division of Forestry is asking Kenai Peninsula residents to start taking wildfire...temperatures to set off a grass fire, Roesch said. State forestry encourages land clearing in the fall and planting in the spring...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031811/new_801742752.shtml
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Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season

...represents the state's Division of Forestry. Information on the requirements of...Tim Mowry, with the Alaska Division of Forestry, said the division is responding to...preventative control used by Division of Forestry is its issuance of burn permits. Starting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-11/alaska-fire-services-prepares-early
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Get an early start on wildfire preparedness

...situations.You can find more FireWise program information at forestry.alaska.gov/wildland.htm.Most wildland fires on the...conditions may be obtained by calling 907-260-4269 or online at forestry.alaska.gov.All fires, whether open burns or small campfires...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-14/get-an-early-start-on-wildfire-pr
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Wildfire contained near Caribou Lake

...the full resources of the Division of Forestry before being contained Sunday night...prevention officer for the Division of Forestry said the fire, which started Friday...chance of it spreading.The Division of Forestry responded to three incidents of illegal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-05/wildfire-contained-near-caribou-lake
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Red flag fire warning in Kenai Peninsula

The Division of Forestry has issued a red flag warning for high fire danger in the Kenai Peninsula...week.Darren Finley, Fire Prevention Officer for the Division of Forestry said high winds and low humidity increased the potential for fire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-13/red-flag-fire-warning-in-kenai-penin
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WIldfire threatens village of Tyonek

...information officer with the Division of Forestry, said the retardant crews have been...information officer with the Division of Forestry, Kenai office, said the fire could...which is being handled by the Division of Forestry's Mat-Su area personnel. The Midnight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-19/wildfire-threatens-village-of-tyonek
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