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...National Park justice. The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra, green valleys, and roaring waterfalls render exclamation...you'll still see awe-inspiring dramatic scenery, from barren tundra to alpine meadows and ponds, with stunning views of 14,255-foot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-14-0
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Thousands of feet on the ground are a challenge in Changbai Mountain, China

...staff, you travel up the mountain from the forest of yew, Korean pine and birch at the base through 30 hairpin turns onto the tundra, and finally to the summit of gray rock. At an elevation of 6,257 feet, there is a chill to the air that solicits rental...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-23/refuge-notebook-thousands-of-fee
Outdoors
Pigskin Pick'Em: Covering the point spreads proving to be a tricky game

...watch out. Lions win 27-20CAROLINA PANTHERS @ Green Bay Packers -7Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers travel to the frozen tundra of Green Bay to face Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. How does Newton do it? The Panthers have been ravaged by injuries. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-10-15/pigskin-pickem-covering-the-point-
Sports
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge celebrates Wilderness Act

...parks," Lias said on his website of the piece. "This rare opportunity to commune with nature, watch wildlife, hike the tundra, and be reminded of my own smallness was a deeply inspirational experience." Photographs printed on canvas by Mary Frische...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-04
News
Live cam shows Arctic snowy owl, chicks in nest

...in the 23rd year of a longterm study of the owls and their main prey, brown lemmings, over a 100-square mile area on the tundra of northern Alaska."You're not able to watch the birds 24/7, even with 24 hours of daylight," he said by telephone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-03/live-cam-shows-arctic-snowy-owl-chic
News | Outdoors
Denali road crews juggle access with protection

...chloride to prevent choking clouds of dust, reclaiming the road banks to stop the road's gravel edges from inching out into the tundra or grading the slope of the bumpy road to make it passable for the 10,000 buses that will travel its length annually.All...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-14/denali-road-crews-juggle-access-with
News
Refuge Notebook: A journey through botanical time

...strawberry originally planted in the garden. Also planted was oxeye daisy, which now invades over five acres of crowberry tundra and old field habitat near the house. Several non-native grasses, likely introduced by hay, were found near the old corrals...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-04/refuge-notebook-a-journey-throug
Outdoors
AK Native Tribal Health Consortium gets EPA grant

...be tested or measured based on climate and winter shifts in pathogens over time. The water aspect of the project looks for tundra water sources where warmer seasons could result in a bacterial impact of mercury that is transported by air from Asia, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-02-0
News
Watch for flying objects in area parks

...unpredictable where the disc will fly.On hole 17, Miles executed a skip shot, a low but hard throw that bounced off the rooted tundra and glided gently near the basket where he would make a birdie shot.While on this day he had success getting close to the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/watch-for-flying-objects-in-area-par
News
Poem: Hunter's Hypothesis

...HypothesisBy Carl KincaidThe hunter is hunkered down on the River named Noatakwarily watching for a bear attackI'm lying on the tundra - kinda slouchedFinding it pretty comfy - like a couch My lofty thoughts I'm thinking should be writtenJust in case by bears...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-12-11/poem-hunters-hypothesi
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