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Learning for Life: Pest scouts ready to help

...numbers of hours they can work. These grants come from partnerships with the Alaska Division of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service and the Animal Plant Health Inspection Service. Scouts will be setting traps to collect gypsy moths in places...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-27/learning-for-life-pest-scouts-r
Community
State, federal officials euthanize relocated black bears

...They also were suspects in a raid on a chicken coop left unprotected when an electric fence was turned off.The U.S. Forest Service helped out with the bears' demise. "Between us and the Forest Service, we did put down four of the five bears...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-23/state-federal-officials-euthanize-re
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Trail drawing upsurge of hikers seeking a 'Wild' adventure

...onslaught of hikers measuring themselves against the 2,650-mile route this year. For the first time, the U.S. Forest Service has restricted, to 50 per day, the number of "thru-hikers" embarking from the trail's southernmost point...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/trail-drawing-upsurge-of-hikers-
Outdoors
[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...recently reported at 150 acres, Alexandrou said. A small crew was deployed to work on the fire, which is under U.S. Forest Service jurisdiction, he said. The Juneau Lake Fire, nearly 5 acres, was an immediate, direct threat to structures...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Fire spreads in Sterling

...Gallagher. The state Division of Forestry, Nikiski Fire Department, Central Peninsula Emergency Services, the U.S. Forest Service and Kachemak Bay Emergency Services have all responded to the Card Street fire. Mowry said there are 10 smoke...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-15/fire-spreads-in-sterling
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Card Street Fire advances during second day of blaze

...campground. The fire also spread eastward onto refuge lands Tuesday, Alexandrou said. The only structure at risk is a U.S. Forest Service guard station, which has been plumbed and closed, he said. The southeastern section of perimeter that stretches...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/card-street-fire-advances-through-ou
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Card Street grows, new fires spring up

...recently reported at 150 acres, Alexandrou said. A small crew was deployed to work on the fire, which is under U.S. Forest Service jurisdiction, he said. The Juneau Lake Fire, nearly 5 acres, was an immediate, direct threat to structures...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-17/card-street-grows-new-fires-spring-u
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Working together for healthy watersheds

...Peninsula Trout Unlimited - Kenai Watershed Forum - Kenaitze Indian Tribe - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - U.S. Forest Service This year marks the 15th consecutive year of the Kenai Watershed Forum's biannual water quality sampling event...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-28/working-together-for-heal
Letters
Refuge proposes changes in camping, hunting and vehicle use

...to reduce negative human-bear interactions are a key are part of a multi-agency effort, which includes the U.S. Forest Service, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, the Fish and Wildlife Service...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/refuge-proposes-regulation-changes
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Firefighters battle 61-acre blaze near Hope

...which has six walk-in tent sites, is located off of the Hope Highway at Milepost 16.2, according to the U.S. Forest Service website. One fire engine and field crew responded Thursday and another was added Friday, Warthin said. There...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-22/firefighters-battle-61-acre-blaze-ne
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