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Borough creates streams task force

...Braun and Stacy Oliva, local biologist David Wartinbee, Ken Tarbox, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Division of Habitat biologist Ginny Litchfield, assembly members Bill Smith and Ray Taurianen, Ostrander and Mohorcich. Navarre said the assembly...
Kenai River, management groups, River Center praised by federal official

...I have never seen it like this." In his closing comments, Dean Hughes, an Alaska Department of Fish and Game habitat biologist, told Castle to not make it unique. "Make it the norm," he said. Said Andy Loranger, Kenai National Wildlife...
Funds granted for 2 Peninsula-based conservation projects

...will get a chance to comment.The Kenai Cost Share Project "Phase 3" was approved for $340,828 in funding. Habitat biologist Dean Hughes said the third phase is simply a continuation of a project that began in 1995. The project is a financial...
Upgrade to Sterling Highway nears completion

...Apart from some rain-triggered gully washers, few infractions were reported, said Stewart Seaberg, a state fish habitat biologist. And with so many avid anglers driving the road every day, the state had thousands of unofficial observers this...
Refuge staff honored

...Working with other government organizations, the refuge's scientists designated plots to include a variety of habitats. Biologists sampled 255 plots for birds, arthropods and vascular and nonvascular plants. LTEMP launched in 2002, and lab...
'Gold in them thar creeks'

...precautionary principle that would assume if there are steelhead in Montana Creek there are steelhead in McGinnis Creek." Habitat Biologist Joe Hitselberger said the department can't make assumptions when considering a permit application. "You have...
The other bear market: Cries for regulation increase as bruin viewing rapidly gains popularity of a bear being hit over the head with a paddle, according to Joe Meehan, a state Fish and Game wildlife habitat biologist. Bears also have been reported trying to grab salmon off of stringers. No one has reported any viewers injured...
Wildlife officials say project would fill in 30 acres of vital habitat could destroy productive salmon-producing wetlands. ''These are wetlands you just don't fill,'' said habitat biologist Cevin Gilleland of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The leader of a local environmental group has also questioned...
Study: Kenai, Homer bear brunt of bluff erosion

...on to the planning commission and then to the assembly who will decide what to do with it. Ginny Litchfield, a habitat biologist for the Department of Natural Resources, asked Baird what he would do in a perfect world to mitigate the effects...
When it comes to habitat, keep professionals, avoid tweaking

...resources and developers? needs. The closer the habitat biologists work with other permitters, the better for habitat...laws it always has. Second, qualifications for habitat biologists did not change. To work for DNR, a biologist must...


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