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Tight Lines: Access great backcountry angling via bicycle

...Kenai Peninsula that holds burbot, a freshwater member of the cod family. About 3 miles further a long the trail is Swan Lake, which has large populations of rainbow trout, Dollies, and lakers. All three of these lakes have U.S. Forest Service...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-18/tight-lines-access-great-backcou
Outdoors
Swan Lake fire growing slowly but will benefit wildlife

...Skilak Lake. This fire, known as the Swan Lake fire, is on the south shore of Skilak...The refuge is actively managing the Swan Lake fire under what is known as a Wildland...vicinity of Skilak Lake from the Swan Lake Fire, especially on warmer and drier...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081707/outdoors_3123.shtml
Sterling

...fishing trips, Sterling visitors can explore the Swan Lake and the Swanson Canoe Trail Systems, both of...or multi-day outings. Both the Swanson and Swan Lake systems can be accessed on Swan Lake road, where entrances to the Swan Lake system...

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Places
Refuge Notebook: Rutting moose and the social significance of antlers

...others who worked with captive moose at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Moose Research Center at the end of Swan Lake Road. We know about the behavior of rutting moose in Alaska from biologists Dale Miquelle and Vic Van Ballenberghe and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-25/refuge-notebook-rutting-moose-and
Opinion
What others say: Parnell did well

...System ferries, City of Ketchikan port renovations, a new city fire hall, a new city library, a hospital upgrade, and Swan Lake Hydroelectric expansion.Ketchikan took advantage of the opportunity to build its infrastructure during the Parnell administration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-08/what-others-say-parnell-did-well
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: Are we winning the war on invasives?

...exception of a few remote public use cabins, the human footprint is mostly in the Skilak Lake area, the Swanson River and Swan Lake canoe systems, commercial oil and gas leases, the Refuge headquarters and Funny River Road area, and seismic lines...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-04/refuge-notebook-are-we-winning-t
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Fire Management Officer heads off to new adventures

...benefits as a Strategic Operational Planner. His list includes Pipe Creek, Fox Creek, Irish Channel, King County Creek, Swan Lake, and Shanta Creek fires. The post-fire effects proved useful in later years to reduce wildland fire intensity, create...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-15/refuge-notebook-fire-management-
Outdoors
Tight Lines: The quiet alternative

...me partnering on many past excursions it's much less difficult to convince him to commit to a paddling trip into the Swan Lake/Swanson River Canoe System. While the swarming mosquitoes and black flies can be a deterrent mid-summer, early season...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-15/tight-lines-the-quiet-alternativ
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating 50 years of Wilderness

...encompassing many lakes in the Moose Range's northern lowlands was born, which became the now famous Swanson River and Swan Lake Canoe Trails, and regulations were promulgated to restrict motorized use and promote wilderness recreation within the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-25/refuge-notebook-celebrating-50-y
Outdoors
Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...perimeter of the Funny River Fire was fated to be defined by previous burns including the 2005 King County Creek Fire and 2007 Swan Lake Fire that bump up against Skilak Lake, and the 2004 Glacier Creek Fire along the northeast corner of Tustumena Lake...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
Outdoors

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