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State takes ownership of Eagle Rock Boat Launch

...EVOS, has purchased at least 5,100 acres on the Kenai River, at a cost of more than $12.3 million, primarily to enable habitat restoration and provide more recreational and sport fishing access, according to its website. On a recent Friday, the boat...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-20/new-ownership-at-eagle-rock-boat-lau
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Long haul: Adventurer plans on hiking, biking 16,000 remote miles

...Davis.The Road Ecology Center is among the largest organizations in the country to use roadkill records to study wildlife and habitats. Research from the center has shown how roads and highways can decimate wildlife. It's also used to make highway travel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/long-haul-adventurer-plans-on-hi
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Building for the future: Construction begins on new Habitat home

...began on this year's Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity home on Second Avenue in...board member for the Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity. Stonecipher will move into...receive this year's Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity house immediately after the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-07/a-much-needed-move-constructions-mov
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Notice of Intent to Begin Integrated Vegetation Management Plan Ac...

...95 to 155.34. The herbicides approved for use include: Aquamaster (EPA# 524-343), RoundUp (EPA# 71995-33), Habitat (EPA# 241-426-67690), Garlon 3A (EPA# 62719-37), Garlon 4 (EPA# 62719-40), Garlon 4 Ultra (EPA# 62719-527...

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Refuge Notebook: Herding geese - with airplanes?

...Innoko River. This river attracts molt migrants (geese from other breeding areas) because of the abundance of vital foraging habitat, and it is here the geese initiate their molt early. Successful breeders, on the other hand, remain with their broods and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/refuge-notebook-herding-geese-wi
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Beaver Loop culvert nearing completion

...level of the stream, which limited small fish from reaching habitat. The new culvert in place is 2 feet below the level of the...be able to navigate through the culvert that reopens their habitat lost for many years," Nelson said. "It has been a difficult...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-15/beaver-loop-culvert-nearing-completi
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Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...strategically reduce fuel loads along this wildland-urban interface to help ensure that future wildfires can renew wildlife habitats on the refuge without damaging our communities. John Morton is the supervisory biologist at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
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Aquatic habitat mapping "Off-the-Shelf"

...methods. Our current project exploring aquatic habitat involves the elodea infestation in Stormy...lakes to understand where the best elodea habitat exists. The first step in creating our lake habitat map to collect depth data for a bathymetric...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-19-0
Outdoors

...dark gray, eat salmon in the fall and are smaller than mainland wolves."As the old-growth is logged, there's less habitat for the deer which means there is less food for the wolves and the hunters," said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director for the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kyle-hopkins/2014-07-05
Community support key to Kenai River Spring Cleanup

...generous sponsors, the first annual Kenai River Spring Cleanup brought in just under 2,500 pounds of trash from the riparian habitat of the Kenai River, far exceeding expectations. Bus transportation for classes participating in the Kenai River Professional...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-18/community-support-key-to-
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