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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...
Sterling 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge celebrates Wilderness Act

...accessible to hikers, fishers, and berry pickers," Ostrowski said. "The Dave Spencer Unit includes the Swanson River and Swan Lake National Recreation Canoe Trails." Kenai Wilderness "Conservation on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is guided by...
Will Troyer

...Kenai National Moose Range (now Refuge). From his Soldotna base, he did biological work and oversaw expansion of the Swan Lake and Swanson River canoe systems. In 1968, he was hired to survey Alaska's national wildlife refuges for areas to be...
Tight Lines: The quiet alternative 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...
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...


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