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Moose muscle mass matters: Wildlife study may influence game management decisions

...that will test if poor nutrition is a factor in scarce moose populations. The study began last winter at the Kenai Moose Research Center and will continue for two more years. If the data prove valid, the department will use the technique to gather...
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Lohuis to speak on Moose research First Aid, CPR offered Women voters to meet Possibility of Whos to be discussed Master gardeners think spring NYO seeks competitors
Bears out and about

Hungry bruins are brewing up activity in several spots around the Kenai Peninsula, and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is hoping the public will help prevent problems.
Refuge Notebook: Genetic diversity of wildlife on the Kenai Peninsula is a mixed bag

There are 1,786 plant and animal species known on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. That's extraordinary biodiversity for this latitude with perhaps another 3,000 species, by my estimation, yet to be found.
Hunting season opens: When in doubt check the regs out

...season will begin on Sept. 1 and continue through March. Hunting is banned in the Kenai Fjords Park and the Kenai Moose Research Center Closed Area. Johnson recommends that prospective hunters call him with questions about regulations before they...
Snow doesn?t make winter merry for moose

When the snow grows deep, skiers, children armed with sleds and snowballs, and other outdoor recreationists happily frolic outdoors. But not everyone cheers at the sight of more white, and if you watch the wilderness and roadsides during this snowy winter you may see a sullen-faced character not at all happy about the snow.
Kenai Lowlands provide marginal habitat for expanding marten

For the last two years I have been studying the behavior and distribution of American marten on the Kenai Peninsula. As this project draws to a close, I would like to sum up what I have learned about these interesting creatures.
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

ANCHORAGE A cow moose with antlers an extremely rare animal in North America appears to have survived hunting season on the Seward Peninsula, according to biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.


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