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Refuge Notebook: Two jays for two biomes

...they are still very uncommon in Soldotna.Soldotna lies upon the Kenai Flats, the large flat area west of the Kenai Mountains, encompassing the southern extent of the boreal biome. The species historically found here are more typical of interior...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-20/refuge-notebook-two-jays-for-two
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Hidden Lake Campground - a 'hidden gem' on the Kenai Refuge

...about the topography and forest history of this area.Carved by glaciers amidst the 2,000 to 3,000 feet high Kenai Mountains, the Hidden Lake basin was deglaciated 14,000-16,000 years ago. Climbing on the exposed rocky outcrops within...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/refuge-notebook-hidden-lake-camp
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Genetic diversity of wildlife on the Kenai Peninsula is a mixed bag

...and southern refugia. In fact, Caribou Hills, nunataks in the Harding Ice Field, and the northern part of the Kenai Mountains around Big Indian Creek were unglaciated during the last ice age, serving as local refugia for some flora and fauna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-13/refuge-notebook-genetic-diversit
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Counting moose with drones? Maybe sooner than you think

...canopy or because we can't do low-level flights over urban areas. We could survey sheep, goats and caribou in the Kenai Mountains safer and more cost effectively. We could reduce disturbance and increase precision for waterfowl surveys. The costs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-06/refuge-notebook-counting-moose-w
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Refuge Notebook: Dall sheep in a changing world

...opportunity in our back yard. The Kenai Mountains are truly a magical place providing...only a small portion of the Kenai Mountains, likely restricts sheep distribution...Another relevant trend in the Kenai Mountains is rising treeline in response...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-21/refuge-notebook-dall-sheep-in-a-
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Refuge Notebook: Ascent of the cranes

...column of rising air kicked up by the mountain slopes, and were using it to gain altitude for their migration over the Kenai Mountains. They continued their noisy but graceful aerial dance, soaring ever higher with only an occasional flap of wings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-31/refuge-notebook-ascent-of-the-cr
Outdoors
Marketing 'Kenai' in the science world

...years ago. We have our very own species of birch tree, Betula kenaica, that grows in the subalpine zone of the Kenai Mountains. A specimen of Phratora kenaiensis, a metallic black-purplish leaf beetle that commonly feeds on aspen, was collected...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-09-12/marketing-kenai-int-he-science-w
Outdoors
Crazy about silvers

...stopped. While I wasn't looking, the sun forced its way through a crack in the heavy overcast. Fresh snow coats the Kenai Mountains. As I watch, the sun teams up with a distant shower and frames the mountains with a spectacular rainbow. The eagle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-24/crazy-about-silvers
Outdoors
Weather service issues flood watch for Western Kenai Peninsula

...flood watch is in effect through Saturday morning. Heavy rains earlier this week caused Kenai Lake, located in the Kenai Mountains, to rise more than two feet. Wednesday's heavy rains will cause the Kenai River at Cooper Landing to rise another...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-19/weather-service-issues-flood-watch-f
News
All politics are local: The Kenai Peninsula Chapter of the Alaska Conservation Society

...members was the group's split personality as a local outdoor club, sponsoring outings and hikes to wild places in the Kenai Mountains, in addition to their more serious agenda as conservation advocates. In a recent conversation with Marge Mullen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-11-01/all-politics-are-local-the-kenai
Outdoors

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