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Tight Lines: Access great backcountry angling via bicycle

...hikers and mountain bikers, runs between the villages of Cooper Landing and Hope as it winds through the picturesque Kenai Mountains. If you head north from Cooper Landing, the first fishing locale is Trout Lake, six miles from the start of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-18/tight-lines-access-great-backcou
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Game board authorizes cow, roadside hunts for parts of peninsula

...told board members that moose populations in 15C - which has a northern boundary near Kasilof and runs east to the Kenai mountains, then south to encompass the Chugach Islands - has seen steady if not growing numbers of moose. This was, in part...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-18/game-board-authorizes-cow-roadside-h
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Refuge Notebook: Following the Alaska dream

...conveniences, they discovered the benefits of new friends, more time for each other, and the beautiful scenery of the Kenai Mountains and Skilak Lake. This book won a 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards/Memoir and also was an award-winning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/refuge-notebook-following-the-al
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New breeding bird discovered in Kenai Mountains on family hike

...field guide, knowing that the Kenai Mountains might someday be included. I...Sandpipers nesting right here in the Kenai Mountains fueled our imaginations. In...years of backpacking trips in the Kenai Mountains our family has also encountered...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-09-16/new-breeding-bird-discovered-in-
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Kenai Mountains heritage area seeks public input

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area is looking for public input...based on their landscape, culture and history, Johnson said. The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm area includes most of the mountainous corridor of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-03/kenai-mountains-heritage-area-seeks-
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Mystery defoliation at treeline in the Kenai Mountains

About this time last year, I wrote a story about how subalpine willows in the Kenai Mountains were being defoliated by an outbreak of both native and exotic species of Geometrid moths. The caterpillars of these insects were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-09-20/mystery-defoliation-at-treeline-
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Homer

...Spit, a terminal moraine composed of sand, gravel, coal and other debris left by a glacier retreating from the Kenai Mountains. Today the spit is home to Homer's freight and recreational boat harbors, as well as a complex of boardwalks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/places/homer
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Refuge Notebook: Celebrating marmots

...alpine habitats south of the Yukon River including our Kenai Mountains. Hoary marmots (Marmota caligata), sometimes called...However, treeline has risen 50 meters on average in the Kenai Mountains in the past 50 years due to a warming climate. While...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-08/refuge-notebook-celebrating-marm
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Trails

...of mud. After reaching the higher elevations past Upper Fuller Lake, hikers are afforded extensive views of the Kenai Mountains. Look for Dall sheep on these ridges and beaver and waterfowl in the lakes themselves. How to find it: Look for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
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Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

...beetle-killed forests on the southern peninsula show strong signals of grassland conversion. Alpine tundra in the Kenai Mountains show strong signals of upslope forest (white spruce and hemlock) and shrub conversion. Perhaps we should begin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-22/refuge-notebook-what-do-caribou-
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