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Alyce Eileen Ostrander

...Wayne Ostrander of Kasilof; children, Peter Rideout of Soldotna and Christine Ostrander of Arvada, Colorado; sister, Linda Marsh of Waverly, Kansas; brothers, John Pribbenow of Alaska and Charles Pribbenow of Soldotna along with their spouses and families...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000185430489
Gavin Ross Marsh

...Lifelong Kasilof, Alaska resident Gavin Ross Marsh died at home Thursday, March 30, 2017...Soldotna, Alaska to Larry and Carol (Young) Marsh. He attended Tustumena Elementary, Soldotna...and his extended loving family of Grandpa Marsh, aunts, uncles and cousins.The family...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000184974260
An Outdoor View: The king of Alaska's rivers, Part 3

...lost is what makes the Kenai such a great producer of fish - wetlands, floodplains, tributaries, riparian zones, tidal marshes, water quality and quantity. Economic development and community expansion sound good, she says, but without good controls...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-10-01/an-outdoor-view-the-king-of-alas
Outdoors
Refuge man aids BP cleanup

...miles of coastline littered with white sand beaches, bays, marshes and wetlands. "The east end becomes very marshy," he said...which are also home to ocean and shore birds. The bays and marshes along the shore host a variety plant life, as well. Newbould...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072610/new_683702169.shtml
News
Chickaloon Flats may be changing

...surveys of the 74,000-acre marsh. The $15,000 project keeps...sure why. Tides flood salt marshes along the East Coast up to six...nutrients, but inundates the marsh with enough salt water to stunt...just be how this particular marsh works. The refuge supervisor...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090110/new_703312014.shtml
News
End of winter heralds arrive of mosquitoes

...overwinter as eggs, deposited by the female in just about any place that water can accumulate. Alaska's many sloughs, bogs and marshes provide an ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes, much to the misery of human and animal alike. Mosquitoes and other biting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/end-of-winter-heralds-arrive-of-mosq
News
Verbatim: Alaska can learn from challenges elsewhere

...down into it, but it is also removing liquid so the ground shrinks like a drying sponge. The canals dug in the Louisiana marshes and swamps cause saltwater intrusion; the incoming saltwater kills the freshwater plants that make up the wetland, and the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2013-05-19/verbatim-alaska-can-lea
Schools
Perils of Polly: 'Giddyup' not necessarily in the vocabulary

...dehydration. Then we discovered what we expected would happen: no more bottled water. Oh oh. We headed back toward the flat marshes and soon things began to look familiar. That was our ger! But wasn't this supposed to be a four-day trek? Sue was grateful...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102910/out_727838494.shtml
Outdoors
Flocking together: Weather affects bird migration, still plenty for birders to see

...patterns have been changing from historical norms and while the Kenai River flats are a critical stopover spot, the wide open marshes and lack of snow dictate what the general birder will see. Wildlife photographer Robert Parsons agreed. Parsons has spent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/weather-affects-bird-migration-still
News

...said Fish and Wildlife has a 1905 water right, the same as the irrigation project, and should be using it to put water on marshes, instead of passing it on to farmers leasing refuge land to grow crops. He added that the water-sharing agreements fail...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2015-04-08

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