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Researchers study Southeast Alaska watershed changes

...about the fluctuating health of different trees' populations. Especially on the coast and farther south, yellow cedar trees are dying. They're "tricked" by...especially if there's no snowpack. Alder trees are also important to deglaciated environments...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/researchers-study-southeast-alas
Outdoors

...on a cold night, out-stubborn a cantankerous mule pulling the plow, concoct feeds, medications and pesticides, cut down trees and cut it to lengths for firewood, operate a sawmill, add rooms to the house or erect barns, and supervise a field full...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-18-1
Community
Voices of the Peninsula: Searching for solutions to K-Beach flooding

...which will decimate, as mentioned before, hundreds of homes. Hundreds of trees are dying on borough and private land due to the high water table. Some of these trees are 50-foot white spruce that have never been inundated with this much water...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-16/voices-of-the-peninsula-searching
Opinion
Dexheimer, Wright win All-Alaska skins game under glorious skies

...Dexheimer and Wright won hole two for $400 and birdied hole seven for $900. "I hit a perfect drive, a little cut off the left trees with the wind," Dexheimer recalled. "Chris hit it 84 yards, I think, he had a perfect little lob wedge. It stopped eight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-07-14/all-alaska-skins-game-held-at-birc
Sports
Singletrack minds: New trail takes shape at Tsalteshi

...After three weeks of cutting through moss, roots and fallen trees, volunteers have finished a mile-long singletrack through...environmental impact. Volunteers have cleared out the dead trees to beautify the path. "The track follows the contour of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-03/singletrack-mind
News
Pye' Wackets enjoying new location

...Sterling Highway between Kobuk Street and Riverside Drive. Gonzalez said she likes the new location better; the front yard has trees. Gonzalez first opened Pye' Wackets next door to her new location. "I just got sick and tired of the rat race and crying...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-09/pye-wackets-enjoying-new-locati
Community

...dangerous. Wolf biologist Gordon Haber died in 2009 when the Cessna 185 he was flying in to monitor Denali packs crashed in spruce trees."(It is) relatively risky, being a small plane and trying to find animals on the ground," Logan said.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kyle-hopkins/2014-07-05
Gulls killed to clear Kenai runway

...Les Bradley said the shotgun sounds have scared off neighborhood dogs. Part of the reason the noise is louder is because the trees in front of his house that served as a buffer between the airport light and noise were cut down to comply with FAA standards...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-03/seagulls-shot-down
News
High tunnels boost Kenai orchard

...towering high tunnels' at O'Brien Garden and Trees, are rows of meticulously sown trees, erupting with vibrant green leaves; the branches...produce, from Honeycrisp apples to pears to plum trees with apricot branches -though the latter is an...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-22/how-to-use-a-high-tunnel
News
Hanging baskets, flowers, soils, fertilizers, pots, bark and compo...

...flowers, soils, fertilizers, pots, bark and compost. Swedish black currants, rhubarb and a few special lilacs and other trees. Close out on ponds. Wagon Wheel Trading Post 1506 Ocean DriveOpen Mon-Fri 9:30-6:30 Saturday 9:30-5:00 Sunday...

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