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SAN FRANCISCO - The first confirmed sighting of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite National Park in nearly a century has been confirmed by park officials.Park wildlife biologists who were on a backcountry trip to the far northern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-01-28-1
Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...to control federal subsistence. It is made up of the regional directors of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Forest Service, and there are three public...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-22/federal-board-allows-gillnetting-on-
News
Team: Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...his camp for the night some 3,000 feet below, she said.The mountain is in Denali National Park. Climbers are required to register with the National Park Service, which lets park officials keep an accurate list of summit attempts and successes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/team-climber-1st-to-solo-summit-moun
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Park Listings

...Cabin camping: $65/ night, handicap access. Site of old World War II fort. Reach by foot or boat Kenai Fjords National Park (907) 422-0500 bit.ly/KenaiFjords Cabin camping: $50/night, no running water Sandspit Marine Park - Fox...

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Trails

...1 miles long This trail in Seward's Kenai Fjords National Park takes hikers to from the Exit Glacier Nature Center...mile from the trail. On Wednesdays and Saturdays a National Park Ranger leads a guided walk of the trail from the nature...

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Seward

...a base. Seward still serves a gateway for visitors to Alaska, and for many it is also the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park. Within this park, the easy Exit Glacier trail and the more strenuous Harding Ice Field trail both provide glimpses...

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Places

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - American rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed minutes later by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson.The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-15
Outdoors

...Mountains and Great Plains have joined an effort to retain federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to decide this year whether it will move to lift protections for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-01-12
Arts & Entertainment

...hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park.Tom Evans, a climber and photographer, has been chronicling Kevin Jorgeson, 30, of Santa Rosa, California...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-08-0
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating marmots

...live near treeline. Relatively accessible places to find them are along the trails to Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park and Summit Pass in Chugach National Forest. However, treeline has risen 50 meters on average in the Kenai Mountains...

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