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Bear-human interactions increase at confluence of Russian, Kenai rivers

...their meals. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and U.S. Forest Service are providing notification to all anglers warning...conflicts, he said. The Kenaitze Indian Tribe, U.S. Forest Service and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge work together...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

The Tongass will be roadless once more. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court today upheld a lower court ruling 6-5 that overturned the Tongass National Forest's exemption to the President George W.
Kenai gillnet plan denied; subsistence board rejects request to remove manager

The Kenai River subsistence gillnet won't see the water this season, with the Federal Subsistence Board standing behind the federal in-season manager who has roused the ire of the Ninilchik Traditional Council by rejecting the group's operational plan.
Everything is connected for family behind logging company

...They were awarded their first contract by the U.S. Forest Service in 2007. Now, the Chews have two lumber mills...supportive of my business," he said, referring to the U.S. Forest Service.Chris Budke, North Zone Timber Management Assistant...
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...
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...
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...
[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...
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...
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...


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