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Support piques interest in wildlife careers

This past weekend the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge hosted a youth game warden camp. We had a full camp of 4th and 5th graders who learned about our local fish and wildlife and the regulations in place to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-08/support-piques-interest-i
Letters
Playing outside: 42 kids learn how to be game wardens during new wildlife refuge program

...rotated between six stations set up at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Soldotna for the first Youth Game Warden camp. Representatives from the Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Alaska Department of Fish and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-03/playing-outside-42-kids-learn-how-to
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Refuge Notebook: Kenai Refuge sponsors first Game Warden Camp for Youth

Have you ever wondered what a game warden does? How about boating on some...few of the many activities that game wardens do. More importantly, they help...Refuge is hosting the first Youth Game Warden Camp for kids currently in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-24/refuge-notebook-kenai-refuge-spo
Outdoors
The Bookworm Sez: 'Stone Cold' a hot mystery

...Yeah, you're self-conscious then but, if you're Game Warden Joe Pickett, you get used to it. And yet, as in the...coincidence?With a ruse of "helping" Medicine Wheel County Game Warden Jim Latta with a project, Pickett headed for the corner...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-04-23/the-bookworm-sez-stone
Arts & Entertainment
Showshoe hares and moose interact to change browse

...and competition between wintering hares and moose was first documented on the Kenai Peninsula by Ernest P. Walker, a game warden and member of the Alaska Game Commission, in a report titled "The Shortage of Feed for Moose during the Winter 1923-24...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-03-14/showshoe-hares-and-moose-interac
Outdoors
Weather makes lakes, roads hazardous for Refuge users

...I jump out of my hiding spot, identify myself as "game warden" and tell them that they are busted. As I said before...the tip-up. I again jump out, identify myself as "game warden" and tell him that he is busted. The guy, who I am...

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Outdoors
Joking about it

...dressing, it, they grab it by its hind legs and start dragging it back to the car. No sooner do they start out, when a game warden stops them. After checking their tags, he says, "Fellas, you're dragging that deer wrong. When you drag it by...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042911/out_821873397.shtml
Outdoors
Historical observations of highways, fire and moose

...and regulations for the protection of land fur-bearing animals in the Territory. In 1924 he was promoted to U.S. game warden and, the following year, he was transferred to Fairbanks under the newly created Alaska Game Law. From 1932 to 1934...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-02-03/historical-observations-of-highw
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Now and then: The history of red fox on the Kenai Peninsula

...mother foxes were captured on the Peninsula ... ." Perhaps the best synopsis during this period was provided by a game warden for the Biological Survey (a predecessor to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service). Walter Culver (1923) realized...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/100110/out_714504587.shtml
Outdoors
Retired wildlife trooper puts it all down in a book

...piqued my interest when I was a kid," he said. "One of them was to be a forest ranger and the other one was to be a game warden in Alaska. I thought there could be no better job on earth." Beasley, who works for the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage...

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