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...Count thanks to the efforts of folks like Jack Sinclair, Toby Burke and Ken Tarbox. Nationally this was the 115th Annual...Sinclair. In the new Funny River Horse trail burn area Toby Burke sighted a black back woodpecker earlier this fall which...
Midnight Sun Big Sit turns in big specie count

...early on, during most of the event winds were variable to 10 MPH reported U.S. Wildlife Service Biological Technician Toby Burke. "The purpose of the event is to highlight the resources of the Kenai Flats. It's our backyard and I think a lot...
Birders from all over the world attend Kenai Birding Festival's 1st Big Sit

...Kenai Watershed Forum and birders like Kenai Tarbox and Toby Burke organized the first Kenai Bird Festival and it has grown...24-Hour Big Sit in Alaska is now history," reported Toby Burke, Biological Technician U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service...
Flocking together: Weather affects bird migration, still plenty for birders to see

...staging areas for their next hops north. "The jury is still out," said Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Technician Toby Burke. This time of year, Burke spends a lot of time down on the flats, surveying birds, and typically, he said, the...
Non-profit to provide residents relief from surface water

...Jim Munter also co-chairs the K-Beach High Water Drainage Task force.Lipinski brought Mitigation Project officers Toby Burke, Mike Ruffridge and Peggy Dye up to date on the project's progress at a Mitigation Project committee meeting Sunday...
Refuge Notebook: Birders flock after 'fowl' weather events the past, but were never discovered. If you see or photograph a bird you don't recognize, call Todd Eskelin or Toby Burke at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge for help with identification (907 262-7021). If you know what the bird is...
Refuge Notebook: Breeding Bird Surveys - Quick! Three Beers!

...didn't last long, and after a blurry-eyed car ride, I found myself at the turnoff to Skilak Lake Road. Here, Toby Burke and I prepared for the 50 stops to come this morning as we waited for 4AM. It was time, once again, to collect data...
Residents ask for action

...drained "massive quantities" of water. "But as it stands right now, Buoy Street still isn't fixed," he said.Toby Burke, who has lived on Buoy Street for eight years, said the street has had drainage issues as long as he has lived there...
Marketing 'Kenai' in the science world

...distributed along the coast of the Kenai Peninsula and islands in Prince William Sound. What's fascinating is that Toby Burke and Todd Eskelin, our two birding experts at the Refuge, believe that song sparrows breeding along the Kenai River...
Refuge Notebook: Records fall during 115th Christmas Bird Count

...citizen-scientists revel in uncovering these gross and fine trends, cycles, and patterns, both locally and continentally. Toby Burke is a biological technician at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge who is intrigued by the status and distribution of Alaska...


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