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For many years the Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District has sponsored...theme ? Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil ? challenged students to learn about...learn that in a teaspoonful of heathy soil you will find a billion invisible microbes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-11-24-1
Dispatch
Around the District

...structures. We are also growing grass to determine what effects the growth and health of a plant the most: light, heat, water, soil, or air. Mrs. Romatz's third graders are busy working on their digital storytelling projects. They have written stories...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-23
Schools
Learning after the burn: Fish and Game to study moose population

...occurred in May, "there was still frost under the soil, only a few inches down," said Rodman. "That...necessarily burn through the organic layers of the soil to expose the mineral soil underneath. That mineral soil is the seedbed for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-22
News
Federal requirements for Alaska LNG project laid out during lunch meeting

...Water use, quality ? Fish, wildlife and vegetation ? Cultural resources ? Socioeconomics ? Geological resources ? Soils ? Land use, recreation and aesthetics ? Air and Noise Quality ? Alternatives ? Reliability and safety ? PCB contamination...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-28/federal-requirements-for-alaska-lng-
News
An Outdoor View: Worms

...gone missing since the worms came. Biologists believe that the soil in areas heavily infested by worms could become impacted and...tires. Worms and their cocoons can occupy potted plants, garden soil and compost, all of which gets moved. Worms intentionally are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/an-outdoor-view-worms
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Progress on eradicating elodea from the Kenai Peninsula

...to the Cook Inlet. This past winter, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Homer Soil & Water Conservation District, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Alaska State Parks, Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/refuge-notebook-progress-on-erad
Outdoors
Cyclamen kin are dainty but hardy

...butterflies have been hovering above the bare soil in some of my clay flowerpots. They're...the same conditions: perfectly drained soil and shallow planting. Tubers should sit with their tops just slightly below soil level. My plants have flowered indoors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-16/cyclamen-kin-are-dainty-but-hard
Outdoors
Carrol Martin: Agriculture, fire danger top priorities

...available number one agricultural soil in Alaska. In fact, National...largest undeveloped number one soil in the world. Soils like this grow dense forests and...schools. The National Guard, Soil Conservation Service, Cooperative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-28/carrol-martin-agriculture-fire-da
Opinion
High tunnel program proven on Peninsula

...in containers, according to the Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District website...on construction, according to the Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District website...accelerate to maturity inside high tunnels' soil and temperature is enhanced in the enclosure...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-27-1
News
Business news

...at 420 L Street, Suite 300, Anchorage, Alaska. The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District has a wide variety of agricultural equipment for rent, including manual and mechanized tools for soil preparation (Meri Crusher), tillage, re-seeding, planting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-20/business-news
Community

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