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Submit your comment: Wild salmon or coal?

The Chuitna River, home to all five species of wild Pacific salmon, needs your help. Between Feb. 23 and Mar. 10, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-26/submit-your-comment-wild-
Letters
An Outdoor View: Clams and Kings

...will be closed to the taking of all clam species for the remainder of the year. In 2014...can do is to stop all harvest until the species recovers. This closure of what once was...fishing when they could be catching other species. I firmly believe that when a species...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-26
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Finding the meaning of the moose

...is the name of this?" There is power in naming and knowing how to identify things in nature. Once we learn to distinguish species from others, we begin to see that plant or animal, noticing it more often than before. The first time someone showed me...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-26/refuge-notebook-finding-the-mean
Outdoors
Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

...ash of the volcanic island's black rock mountains. He was looking for clues in their genetics to determine how long the species have been evolving on Antarctica, in isolation from other continents."I've been lucky and I've gone to the middle of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-26/antarctica-mystery-continent-hol
Outdoors
Kenai Peninsula tourism evolves under pressure

...River will be closed to early king run salmon fishing, an indication of the low numbers of the once notoriously plentiful species."Tourism companies operating on the Kenai Peninsula are realizing they have to diversify their businesses," said Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/kenai-peninsula-tourism-evolves-un
Trends
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014

...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/trends/2015-02-23/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-f
Trends
ADFG opens experimental pollock fishery in Cook Inlet

...fisheries in the Cook Inlet area. King salmon were counted and returned alive to the ocean if possible. Herring and other species were also returned to the water.During the six tows made during that fishing period, six king salmon were caught, and all...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/adfg-opens-experimental-pollock-fi
Trends
Maw under investigation over residency

...Alaska Dispatch-News columnist Craig Medred published an article on Feb. 4 alleging that Maw lied about discovering a new species of fish, bull trout. Maw categorically denied the charges of academic dishonesty and claims Medred's column amounted to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
News
Maw under investigation over residency

...Alaska Dispatch News columnist Craig Medred published an article on Feb. 4 alleging that Maw lied about discovering a new species of fish, bull trout. Maw categorically denied the charges of academic dishonesty and claims Medred's column amounted to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
News
Refuge Notebook: Records fall during 115th Christmas Bird Count

...Inlet, area bird counters found two species of ducks not previously recorded on...and Surf Scoter. These two open water species are normally excluded from our ice-choked marine waters. Both species winter in Kachemak Bay in large numbers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-19/refuge-notebook-records-fall-dur
Outdoors

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