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Kasilof access points include the Kasilof River State Recreation Area and the Crooked Creek State Recreation Area. The natural salmon run is essential not only to recreational fishers, but also to Kasilof's commercial fishing industry. While...
Remembering the fire

...really needed to burn," Erik Huebsch said. "It had been practically 100 years since it burned and that's sort of the natural way of things." The couple learned to protect their property following the 2004 Glacier Creek Fire. It burned more...
Refuge Notebook: Rutting moose and the social significance of antlers

...ultimate decision to accept or reject a bull regardless of its rank is decided by the cow. In moose populations where the natural sex and age structure have been altered, breeding may be prolonged and conducted by younger, immature, or inexperienced...
Illinois author, Marilyn Alice Tuckman, loves pumpkins

...Ill. (AP) - The great artificial pumpkin-flavoring assault on our taste buds every fall can't hold a candle to the natural supremacy of the majestic pumpkin, Marilyn Alice Tuckman says. For her, the comparison is almost literal. The childhood...

...for human consumption and endangers the public health or welfare, or fish, animals, vegetation or any other part of the natural habitat in which it is found," the lawsuit said.Flint Hills spokesman Jeff Cook said the company has no comment...
Refuge Notebook: Are we winning the war on invasives?

...hawksbeard, dandelions, and now fall dandelion have become so common along our roadsides as to be virtually part of the "natural" landscape. This trend of accepting potentially huge ecosystem changers as commonplace makes those of us involved...
Important choices on Tuesday's ballot

...wrestling with some major decisions, particularly as the natural gas pipeline project progresses. At the same time...state spending is being reined in while progress on the natural gas pipeline is moving forward. In unpredictable times...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. has opportunity to focus on Arctic issues

...Arctic for thousands of years ? since before the term "Arctic" was even coined to describe the region - harvesting the natural resources of the region and developing the land. A focus on climate change and its impact on the Arctic is certainly...
Opinion fish as future surrogates, because their immature immune systems will not reject the tuna cells, and relying on the natural tendency of the reproductive stem cells to mature and produce viable offspring. To simplify matters, the lab is using...

...was co-sponsored by Central Peninsula Garden Club, Kenai Watershed Forum, UAF-Cooperative Extension Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Kenai Field Office. Winners were: Grades K-1 1st place Daniel Steffensen, Grades...


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