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Climate change speakers stress need for subsistance hunting adaptability

...Heritage Conservation Council, a federal advisory group created, according to its website, "to advise the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture on recreational hunting and wildlife resource issues," met on Tuesday and...
Don Young pitches volcano monitoring

...It proposes to modernize and unify volcano monitoring systems and would appropriate $15 million a year to the Secretary of the Interior to fund the program. A national volcano watch and data center would also be opened. Tom Murray, the director...
Global warming to be discussed

...dynamic speaker with an impressive background," Yaeger said. Williams has served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior for Alaska, the Exxon Valdez Trustee Council and as Executive Director of the Alaska Conservation Foundation...
February 27: Anchorage Daily News on the Katie John case:

...priority on public lands. The state was expected to enact laws consistent with ANILCA. It did. In 1982, the Secretary of the Interior certified the state to manage subsistence hunting and fishing. All was well until 1989, when the Alaska Supreme...
We must do what's right to repair damage warming. On March 11, President Barack Obama signed into law an omnibus appropriation bill giving Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar 60 days to rescind the Bush rules with the stroke of a pen and restore the Endangered Species Act...
Web closure slows work for Interior employees

...tribes in Alaska, and all those systems are down too, said Cam Toohey, special assistant in Alaska to the Secretary of the Interior. No one knows when the Web sites will come back up. ''It's been frustrating,'' said John Quinley, a...
Snowmachine use essential in the Refuge

...reasonable regulation. Furthermore, the prohibition shall not require demonstration of pre-existing use and the Secretary of the Interior shall limit any exclusion to the smallest area practicable or the shortest period of time, or both. Many Kenai...
Alaskans can find common ground on subsistence

...protect subsistence practices, the Congressional report issued with the new law expressed the expectation that the Secretary of the Interior and the state of Alaska would protect the subsistence needs of Alaska Natives. In response to increasing competition...
Kenai River, management groups, River Center praised by federal official

...Gilman River Center was Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water and Science for the Department of the...are reconnecting with rivers and to promote that Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar picked one river from each state to...
John Mahorschich earns his golden running shoes at Kenai River Center?

...leadership of Mahorschich the Center has been recognized with national awards and recently was praised by Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle during a visit to the Peninsula. After presenting the River Center with a national award she said...


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