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Refuge Notebook: Eradicating an invasive predator from the Kenai Peninsula

...eliminated. Northern pike are an invasive species in Southcentral Alaska, and they are...2014 surpassed the total catch of these species following two months of intensive survey...the drainage) still harbors native fish species and has not been treated with rotenone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-18/refuge-notebook-eradicating-an-i
Outdoors

...Lake area is also a good place to catch glimpses of many avian species. For those interested in seeing the autumn gathering of trumpeter...accessible Kasilof and Kenai river flats, where migratory species touch down throughout the summer. The Kenai River flats can...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-16-0
Outdoors
Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

...enjoy seeing different fish and adding them to the list of species we've caught, is that these fish prefer cold water. Fifty-five...the first populations to succumb to predation from introduced species or to show the effects of climate change. That's why, he...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-17/tight-lines-dolly-varden-or-arct
Fishing

...between August and September. The ultimate trip package, provided by All Alaska Outdoors, is the pursuit for a variety of fish species, from salmon to Dolly Varden, grayling, northern pike and rainbow trout. Along with a guide, clients will travel to multiple...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-16
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Camouflage depends on the background

...white belly to a white coat with a black tipped tail. Several animal species on the Kenai Peninsula undergo seasonal color changes to blend into snowy conditions. Three species of ptarmigan, the least weasel, and snowshoe hare also switch to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-11/refuge-notebook-camouflage-depen
Outdoors
Kenai woman wins national hunting award

...the Prois website. Cunningham will receive Prois hunting apparel, boots, game bags, packs and spend a five-day, two-species hunt in Namibia, Africa with Mogwadiri Safaris. Longtime hunting partner and close friend Steve Meyer said when he introduced...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15
News
Refuge Notebook: Are we winning the war on invasives?

...the not-so-slow march of invasive species down the road system, dispersing seemingly...makes those of us involved in invasive species management ask a difficult but essential...percent of 256 plots had nonnative plant species. By observing what proportion of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-04/refuge-notebook-are-we-winning-t
Outdoors
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

...predicted to return to the Susitna and 61,000 to Fish Creek. Biologists also estimated commercial harvests of the other four species of salmon returning to the Cook Inlet. Chum salmon at 176,000 and coho salmon at 161,000 are predicted to be caught in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-for
News
Apache unveils north road extension plans

...Wildlife Refuge requires everyone to follow certain weed management practices. Material sites would be inspected for invasive species and any equipment brought on site would be power washed, she said. Parker said the project is in the planning stages and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-04/apache-unveals-north-road-extension-
News
NOAA gives Kachemak Bay special designation

...KBRR has received some of the State Wildlife Grant Program funding for research on salmon in the Anchor River and the harmful species program. That funding source will continue, and Fish and Game will pass some of it on to KBBR."While we're moving on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-03/noaa-gives-kachemak-bay-special-desi
News

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