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Spike in otter deaths in Kachemak Bay

...otter strandings a week. This year, they're hearing of three or four a day, according to Marc Webber, the deputy refuge manager of U.S. Fish and Wildlife in Homer. It's about five times as many as they would expect, he said.The most...
Bear involved in mauling found dead

...area are open to public use, though signs warning of the bear activity were posted by investigators, said Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller in a previous interview with the Clarion. Reach Megan Pacer at
Texas man recovering following bear attack

...said.The brothers were hunting about a mile from the Doroshin Bay Cabin at the time of the encounter, said Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller. It is unknown at this time whether they were staying in the cabin, camping nearby or simply passing...
Refuge Information Techs bring workshop to Kenai Peninsula

...budgets, he said. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge does not employ a Refuge Information Technician, which Deputy Refuge Manager Steve Miller said is because of the lack of remote Native villages in the area, the kind the program was meant to...
Scientists ask for public help with sick otters in Alaska

...the way around the spit on both sides and around the shores of Mud Bay, so pretty wide spread."Webber, Deputy Refuge Manager for the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, and a group of trained volunteers try to keep people away from...
Fox removal effort closer to completion on Alaska islands

...about 400 miles southwest of Anchorage.Eradication plans for the hardy herd have been discussed in the past. But refuge managers are still trying to determine the fate of the animals that are descendants of cattle first introduced in the late...
Card Street repair on hold for safety hazards

...involved with controlling and suppressing the fire to return conditions ... as naturally as they can be," said Refuge Manager Andy Loranger. "The plan is being followed. There's a little bit more than half to go."Quiner said two to...
[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...campgrounds opened at noon on Thursday, according to a press release from the United States Department of the Interior. Refuge Manager Andy Loranger said refuge personnel were waiting for the go-ahead from the Card Street fire incident command team...
Sterling Highway improvements planned

...looking at the landscape... the (Sterling) highway bisects the (Kenai Wildlife) Refuge," said Kenai Wildlife Refuge Manager Andy Loranger. "It almost literally divides the Peninsula in half, from north to south. To some degree, all roads...

...addition to our community is simply that is says "Alaska" from fireplace hearth to the furnishings. According to Refuge Manager Andy Loranger, this was the precise intent of the innumerable hours of creativity and innovation that went into designing...


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