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Refuge Notebook: Learning to be a game warden

...Parks, U.S. Forest Service, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Park Service, and the local chapter of 4-H. 2016 is just around the corner ... got to get planning. Kelly Modla is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-30/refuge-notebook-learning-to-be-a
Outdoors
Denali National Park wolf count drops below 50

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Denali National Park and Preserve's wolf numbers have reached a new low...an estimated population of just 48, according to a National Park Service study.The park service has estimated the wolf...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/denali-national-park-wolf-count-drop
News
Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...funding to obtain and transport 53 bison from Elk Island National Park, Canada in 2008.And the list goes on. Funding or...Canada's Wood Bison Recovery Team and Elk Island National Park; several divisions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-19/voices-of-alaska-many-contribute-
Opinion
What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...state - basically everything but military bases and national parks.The bill exists because a handful of state lawmakers...of all federal land in Alaska except Mount McKinley National Park, national monuments established before 1977, Native...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-15/what-others-say-hb-115-a-politica
Opinion
Online tool aids oil-spill response

...National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Park Service, the Cook Inlet Shore Zone survey was expanded...as well as a joint habitat survey by CIRCAC and the National Park Service, and on behalf of the Coast Guard to identify...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/online-tool-aids-oil-spill-response
News
Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...Murkowski emphasized that her amendment, which passed 51-to-49 with no Democratic support, would exempt lands within national parks, national preserves or national monuments from possible transfer.In many western states, the federal government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/conservation-groups-push-back-on-fed
News

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. - Officials at Rocky Mountain National Park are considering closing certain areas...Park to prime stops in Rocky Mountain National Park to cut down on vehicles and emissions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-04-12-2

...from helicopters then moved to Yosemite and Sequoia national parks."We've got the sheep where we want them on a broad...Last year, 14 sheep were relocated into Sequoia National Park, and another seven ewes and four rams are being relocated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/scott-smith/2015-03-30
Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

...animal for sport hunting, but plans ran into a political snag.In 2008, the state imported 53 wood bison from a national park in Canada, adding to a smaller herd that was held at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage.However...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-21/alaska-prepares-for-wood-bison-retur
News
Legislators talk medicaid, capital budget

...for the state to develop Alaska's resources, put Alaskans to work and bring in revenue. The bill would exclude national parks, federal land used for military purposes and land to which the title is held by a person.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-04-05
News

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