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Bland Peninsula winter improves moose-car collision rate

...to keep to the woods for food and survival. Large amounts of snow force them out of their natural cover and onto the road systems. "The snow depths certainly have an impact," Lewis said. "Moose are going to use the path of least resistance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-30/bland-peninsula-winter-improves-moos
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Murkowski: Arctic issues about more than Alaska

...sense. Whether you're in Louisiana or Alaska, that you have men and women flying into your community and using your road systems, education systems ... to say people in Akron, Ohio should get an equal benefit to the people in Barrow belies the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-06/murkowski-arctic-issues-about-more-t
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Head for the hills between runs

...through September. As a general rule Atcheson said that anglers will find improved fishing the farther they get from the road systems. As a catch though, he said that bugs tend to get worse too, so go prepared. Click on the "Kenai" link for a list...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070909/fis_357379177.shtml
On soundscapes and snowmachines

...marked in red contain high levels of unnatural or mechanical sounds and often coordinate with proximity to development or road systems. That resulting data- the majority of which was compiled from December to April - will be one of several models that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-05/on-soundscapes-and-snowmachines
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Refuge Notebook: Earthworms seen as invasives on the Kenai

...they may be dispersed rapidly by people. Eggs and cocoons can be easily trapped in mud in vehicle tires and spread on road systems, logging roads, and ATV trails. This is probably how the octagonal-tailed worm has become so widely distributed...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/080610/out_691708329.shtml
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Keeping the community safer: State troopers open new Bureau of Highway Patrol in Soldotna

...the state. Fowler said Soldotna, Palmer and Fairbanks are three cities with large a concentration of people on the road systems, making them ideal locations for the new highway patrol units. Those cities also act as trooper training posts. The...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070809/new_356971783.shtml
Moose steer clear of roads

...little snow on the ground until this past week, Lewis said many moose were still finding food in natural areas away from road systems. "There was still a lot of good forage available to them," he said. Winter is typically a time when icy road conditions...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122407/news_3921.shtml
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Census workers prepare for count in rural Alaska

...off to fish camps, U.S. Census Bureau workers will begin their count of residents living in communities off the road systems. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves has said he will personally fly to Noorvik, 45 miles east of Kotzebue, to get...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122909/new_540683304.shtml
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