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Lake Hood Elodea may threaten Kenai Peninsula

...environmental non-profits, which on the Peninsula includes the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. This summer, Refuge biologist John Morton announced that the elodea populations in Nikiski's Beck and Daniels Lake had been killed with the herbicides...
Sterling Highway improvements planned

...Fish and Wildlife service," said Cynthia Ferguson, DOT's manager for the Sterling Highway improvements. "(Refuge biologist) John Morton and Andy Loranger at the Refuge... told us the locations where we should put (the wildlife passages...
On going wild

...the 1.9 million acre Kenai Wildlife Refuge is located on Ski Hill Road, just off the Sterling Highway. Wildlife Refuge biologist John Morton said that the series of trails around the headquarters are a good, accessible place to view wildlife...
Refuge class trains sportsmen seeking Peninsula wildlife

...Education Center were briefed on the refuge's special regulations as a requirement for their trapping permits. Refuge biologist Nate Olson, who lead sections of the class, said that trappers in the Refuge have to follow rules beyond those...
An Outdoor View: Worms

...Clarion (Aug. 6, 2010) that said earthworms have invaded the Kenai Peninsula. The author, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge biologist Matt Bowser, wrote that octagonal-tailed worms are already so well distributed on the Kenai Peninsula that "their...
New wildlife refuge visitor center taking shape

...Jason Hayes, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service project manager, said when the nest was abandoned in early June, refuge biologist Todd Eskelin gave the OK for work to continue. "It was a judgment call to shut down or get a permit to continue...
Refuge Notebok: When encountering a 'mystery' bird, utilize local expertise

...can. Then contact the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge at 262-7021. Ask to speak with or leave a message with a Refuge biologist. You may be asked to email the photo or describe it in detail. The biologist may even want to see the bird if your...
Refuge notebook: New refuge biologist-pilot embraces challenges

I awoke this morning and, after a short period of disorientation, a single song lyric popped into my head. "? Mama Mama many worlds I've come since I first left home" from the 1970 Grateful Dead song "Brokedown Palace.
Study gets hairy: Bear census results due at year's end

...will keep scientists busy. Bear count manager and refuge biologist John Morton said that hair collectors found a brown bears, which alarmed both parties. The refuge biologist said that the brown bears ran away quickly. Another...
Shot bald eagle on road to recovery after rescue

...last week. ?There were no broken wings, but veterinarians did find pellets or BBs is one of the wings,? said refuge biologist Liz Jozwiak. The refuge became aware of the injured eagle after receiving several calls March 23 from concerned citizens...


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