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Exploring in the neighborhood

...what she learned.Pascucci led the students down closer to the creek where the kids spent time feeling the grass, rocks and plants and listening to the water. Teacher Robyn Zinszer said Pascucci will come to the kindergarten classes four times this school...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-21/exploring-in-the-neighborhood
News

...is threatening a key University of California, Berkeley research station that his home to scores of experiments on trees, plants and other wildlife.Burning in rugged, steep terrain, the wildfire has consumed about 126 square miles and forced the evacuation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-09-20
Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage

...16 days Fish and Game staff will apply the first dose of the plant-based fish-killer rotenone in the first section of the Soldotna...blocks their ability to use the oxygen in their bloodstream. The plant-based poison doesn't penetrate more than an inch into the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-20/pike-killing-project-approved-for-th
News
Groups ask for reduced king bycatch in the Bering Sea

...the emergency regulation process was used in 2011 to remove a crab delivery requirement in the Aleutians because the Adak plant closed and in 2010 to remove unenforceable regulations.In the letter, the groups wrote that the low returns in recent years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-20/groups-ask-for-reduced-king-bycatch-
News
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Trash and treasure

...the side for someone to re-use. No way to scavenge around to find a bottle to use for a vase, or a pretty plate to set a plant on, or even an almost good picture frame. Now THAT'S repurposing. Virginia Walters lives in Kenai. Email her at vewalters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-20/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-tra
Community
Refuge Notebook: Silence in the Kenai Peninsula's soundscape

...research addresses concerns over the possible effects snowmobile activity, and the noise it generates, have on wildlife, plants and wilderness on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. It seems ironic that for all these years I tried getting away from snow...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-18/refuge-notebook-silence-in-the-k
Outdoors
Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

...in balance. Old, usually brown and dry plant materials, such as autumn leaves, straw...sawdust, are rich in carbon. The older the plant material, the more carbon it has. Nitrogen-rich materials include succulent, green plant parts, such as tomato stalks, vegetable...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-18/compost-happens-tips-for-making-
Outdoors
Sterling farmer works to open an organic grocery store

...which he uses to feed more than 1,000 plants with weekly. In the adjoining greenhouse...covered the property. Sackett said he plants vegetables that grow well in Alaska...It is time consuming watering 1,000 plants every day. Beside his outdoor garden...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-13/doing-the-dirty-work-what-it-takes-t
News
Pro wrestling event to raise funds for Kenai Central wrestling

...fundraiser instead. That's exactly what Mathew Plant, who promotes the New Frontier Wrestling Alliance through his company Power Plant Productions, has done for the Kenai Central wrestling team. Plant said he wasn't able to donate to the Kardinals...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-09-15/pro-wrestling-event-to-raise-funds
Sports
Refuge Notebook: Bird checklist of the Kenai Flats - It's about time

...concentrated productivity, measured as abundance of individual organisms and species, as well as biomass and energy. The wealth of plant life and invertebrates directly or indirectly provide nourishment for resident and migratory fish, marine mammals, and birds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-11/refuge-notebook-bird-checklist-o
Outdoors

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