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District 1 hopefuls answer forum questions

...Knopp said. "This, what we have in process, is not manageable." Wartinbee, who served on the Anadromous Fish Habitat Protection Task Force in 2013, said he considers the protections reasonable and important to preserve the peninsula's environment...
An Outdoor View: The king of Alaska's rivers, Part 3

...without good controls, they equate to a loss of habitat.In 1996, the borough adopted an "Anadromous Streams Habitat Protection" ordinance that requires a permit for logging or installing a fuel tank in the 100-year floodplain. It also requires...
Soldotna expands trail system

...Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. The council's habitat protection program used civil settlement funds from the Exxon Valdez oil spill litigation for restoration and habitat protection. The city had to apply for permits through the...
Salmonfest casts a wider net

...Mine, the new target is preservation of salmon species statewide, he said.The festival's overarching focus on habitat protection is ushering back many of the names synonymous with its very roots including renowned artist, and "godfather of...
An Outdoor View: Why do we hunt?

...end result of which is overpopulation and competition with animals for habitat. For this reason, when wildlife habitat protection issues arise, it's not uncommon for anti-hunters and hunters to find themselves agreeing with each other...
An Outfoor View: Jenna talks habitat

...They took public testimony and voted on an ordinance that would've gutted the borough's Anadromous Fish Habitat Protection Ordinance. The assembly voted against it, but the 5-4 vote was too close for comfort.""With our salmon at...
With great salmon comes great responsibility

...that would have rolled back habitat protections on anadromous as they see fit.The habitat protection measure, among other things...would have scaled back the habitat protections from anadromous streams across...
Borough's anadromous streams protections survive another challenge

...borough's controversial riparian habitat protection program. But that time is...assembly since it voted to expand habitat protections on anadromous streams in 2011...from an anadromous streams habitat protection measure that first covered...
Voices of the Peninsula: What if we're wrong about salmon buffer zones?

...upon researching volunteer efforts and examples within the KBP. It was obvious that a single approach to salmon habitat protection would not work. Education is needed but the reality of human nature is that self-interest often overrides society...
Business news

...Restaurant. The Kenai River Center will be presenting information regarding the Kenai Peninsula Borough's 50-foot Habitat Protection District program, FEMA requirements, and how they affect river property owners. Special guests will be...


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