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Refuge Notebook: Progress on eradicating elodea from the Kenai Peninsula

...threat to aquatic and fisheries resources of the peninsula, particularly in the 4,000 or so lakes and ponds of the Kenai Lowlands. For these reasons, partners in the Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area decided that elodea had to...
Refuge Notebook: Tracking time in the New and Old Worlds

...forests and fire regimes on the Kenai Lowlands of Alaska," this study analyzed...indeed being laid down in the Kenai Lowlands 18,000 years ago. As white...alder, willow and birch on the Kenai Lowlands 8500 years ago, Neolithic humans...
Refuge Notebook: Winter Solstice is for the birds

...warbler" - foraging in wax myrtle, an evergreen shrub related to myrica gale that grows along wetland edges in the Kenai Lowlands. Wax myrtle grows along the Atlantic and Gulf coast from New Jersey southwards.Townsend's Warblers, another...
Fish and Game: Some Peninsula game stocks thriving, others declining

...Herreman said the Peninsula has four caribou herds - the Kenai Mountain, Killey River, Fox River and Kenai Lowlands. Currently, the Kenai Lowlands herd is not harvested from, but population estimates indicate that herd remains stable, which could...
Paving paradise? Effects of the urban interface on wildlife

...If you look eastward along this interface, you'd see the black spruce, birch and extensive peatlands in the Kenai Lowlands, white spruce and subalpine shrubs reaching above Tustumena Lake into the Benchlands, the standing and fallen beetle-killed...
Vehicles take a heavy toll on Kenai moose

...female moose than any other source of mortality. Ed Bangs and his colleagues tracked 51 adult female moose in the Kenai Lowlands between 1980 and 1986. Fifteen of his collared cows died from vehicles, translating to a mortality rate of 4 percent...
Part 2: Did woolly mammoths roam the Kenai Peninsula?

...remains of other mammoths that may have died on the Kenai lowlands were either destroyed or deeply buried by the last...13,000 years ago after the ice retreated from the Kenai lowlands and the young herbaceous tundra habitat became briefly...
Jigsaw puzzle: New studies lend further evidence of dry times

...block of glacial ice imbedded in sands and gravels derived from the melting ice sheet that had flowed out across the Kenai Lowlands from the Kenai Mountains. This ice sheet did not pull back like modern valley glaciers, but simply fell apart with...
Making tracks: Marten rediscover the western Kenai Lowlands

...significant trends over the past 40 years. Nevertheless, marten have managed to persist and indeed expand across the Kenai Lowlands during this period despite unreliable snowpacks and cold temperatures. This suggests that marten are in fact highly...
Time to slow down and give caribou a break

...of the 130 or so caribou of the Kenai Lowland herd. Caribou are commonly seen...recognized on the peninsula, the Kenai Lowland herd is the only one that does...establishment of the Kenai Mountain and Kenai Lowland herds, respectively. Additional...


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