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Outdoor learning at its best

...kinds of trees and plants, as well as watch for birds and other wildlife. Last year her class, along with retired state biologist, Fritz Kraus, built 20 birdhouses which can be viewed from the trail system.Sara J. Hardan can be reached at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2013-09-08/outdoor-learning-at-its
Schools
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...the Yukon fishery for ADFG. Eleven years later, a headline read, "Decline in king salmon is rooted in the sea, state biologists say." But a 2007 paper published in Science magazine by Christian Jorgensen and colleagues suggested a more likely...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-23/king-salmon-part-4-what-became-of-th
News | Conserving the Kenai King
King salmon show low return rates across the state

...majority of people see. There is an environmental issue affecting the return rates of all king salmon across the state. Biologists from the Yukon and the Kuskokwim regions are facing the same adversities with very low return rates. There are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-07-04/king-salmon-show-low-retu
Letters
Bear barrier funds corralled

...to reduce bear and human interactions, and the potential death of all mammals involved. Department of agriculture state biologist Bill Woods said that the service will conduct site visits, develop management plans with the farmers and pay approximately...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081710/new_696317913.shtml
News
State's wilderness at risk: Wildlife deserves better than a special-interest holocaust

...special interest politics rules this biological realm. State biologists can be asked to provide guidelines to grow unsustainably...be renamed. Another improvement would be to allow state biologists who have positions other than the current politically...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/033009/ope_283435143.shtml
State considers cow hunt to curb growing caribou herd

...next fall to rein in the Kenai Peninsula's Killey River caribou herd. The caribou herd that didn't exist until state biologists created it in the mid-1980s has grown to more than 600 animals. The herd, which feeds on grasses and lichens...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111900/ala_111900alapm0030001.shtml
alaska
McGrath offers cash for wolves

...conclusions. In a report released Tuesday, biologist Gordon Haber, paid by Friends of Animals, said relatively high hunter success rates and good calf survival indicate that moose may not be declining as rapidly as state biologists say.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022500/ala_022500ala009.shtml
alaska
Fish and Game staff to discuss season forecast, data

...between 6,400 and 10,400. The 2011 season, while below average, was still better than the 2010 season when state biologists closed king salmon fishing on the Kenai River and restricted fishing on nearby waterways. "The big picture here...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-22/fish-and-game-staff-to-discuss-seaso
News
An Outdoor View: First king

...not worth it. The Kenai has no monopoly on poor king returns. This year, king runs are depressed all over the state. Biologists attribute say the cause is "ocean related." I believe it. I also believe that whatever has happened will eventually...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/073010/out_688557282.shtml
Outdoors
City may have a whopper of a fish tale to tell

...revenues were $214,825 and expenses were $173,204, leaving the city with a profit of $41,620. Koch said state biologists curtailed the fishery in 2006 due to low salmon counts after the city had paid most of its expenses relating to the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071709/fis_358474381.shtml

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