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Refuge Notebook: After the fire

...checked spread of the Funny River fire as it moved east toward Skilak Lake. Similarly, a large portion of the 2009 Shanta Creek fire did not burn as the Funny River fire encroached upon that area. What do we see after the fires come through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-27/refuge-notebook-after-the-fire
Outdoors
K-Beach residents not getting equal treatment

...choices? Does anyone remember the King County Creek and Fox Creek fires of 2005, the Caribou Hills fire of 2007, the Shanta Creek fire of 2009, and the Funny River fire of 2014? All threatened homes within the past 10 years and cost tens of millions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-06/k-beach-residents-not-get
Letters
Refuge Notebook: Fire Management Officer heads off to new adventures

...Irish Channel, King County Creek, Swan Lake, and Shanta Creek fires. The post-fire effects proved useful in later...contain fire spread. Additionally, fire scars from the Shanta Creek and King County Creek fires assisted in reducing the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-15/refuge-notebook-fire-management-
Outdoors
Remembering the fire

...0000 acres and nearly 200 structures. In 2009, the Shanta Creek Wildfire started on the Kenai Peninsula Wildfires refuge...The Funny River area saw this back with (the) Shanta Creek (fire), so they're pretty well prepared. What...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-27-0
News
Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...updated map. The three recalled the behavior of the Shanta Creek Fire, a 2009 lightning-caused fire, that burned...moves to the east, it has reached the area where the Shanta Creek fire burned and the main body of the fire is arcing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/residents-prepare-to-leave-as-funny-
News
Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...the last 200 years or regenerated in the aftermath of the 1871 fire that burned onto the Tustumena Bench. The 2009 Shanta Creek Fire burned 13,000 acres of the latter. Much of the perimeter of the Funny River Fire was fated to be defined by...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
Outdoors
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...The Funny River fire line is a holdover from other wildfires that have burned in the region - it was used during the Shanta Creek wildfire in 2009, Nelson said. The line is easier to defend as it has already been pre-cut, he said. "Instead...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/funny-river-wildfire-5-percent-conta
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Funny River Horse Trail fire grows to 7,000 acres

...has a plan in place in the event one would be needed The borough developed a plan for Ninilchick following the 2009 Shanta Creek wildfire, which burned more than 13,000 acres. Walden said he has been in contact with the DEC about the air quality...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-20/tuesday-update-funny-river-horse-tra
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Wildfire has not jumped Funny River road

...has a plan in place in the event one would be needed. The borough developed a plan for Ninilchick following the 2009 Shanta Creek wildfire, which burned more than 13,000 acres. Walden said he has been in contact with the DEC about the air quality...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-20/funny-river-horse-trail-fire-grows-t
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Funny River wildfire doubles to 44,000-acres

...skiers but there are some hikers and hunters who probably use it." The trail was cleared five years ago after the Shanta Creek fire in 2009, that consumed more than 13,000 acres, she said. Along the trail in the refuge, the forest is old...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-21/funny-river-wildfire-doubles-to-4400
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