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Refuge Notebook: Celebrating 50 years of Wilderness

...established the process for designating Wilderness areas and required the Forest Service, the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to evaluate lands for possible future Wilderness designation by Congress. It was not an easy push...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-25/refuge-notebook-celebrating-50-y
Outdoors
Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage

...entering the Kenai River and its tributaries and potentially destroying the area's rich salmon habitat - a problem the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service highlighted in its 2009-2010 video survey of the intersection of Soldotna Creek and the Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-20/pike-killing-project-approved-for-th
News
Walrus populations may need protection

...walrus population ahead of an expected decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the animals need special...survey estimated at least 129,000 animals. In 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found protecting the Pacific walrus...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/by-becky-bohrer/2014-09-09/walrus-populations-may-ne

...met with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-09-13-1
US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

...7.2 million from czarist Russia.The FBI tapped its local contacts, including federal judges, the head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Anchorage, an Anchorage physician and others for names of reliable Alaskans to be approached...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-01/us-trained-alaskans-as-secret-stay-b
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Brown bear hunting on refuge closed

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday announced a temporary closure of sport hunting of brown bears on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-30/brown-bear-hunting-on-refuge-closed
News
Refuge Notebook: Scottish kids help restore cabins on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...Ice Field and to undertake some volunteer work with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Gary, the Refuge historian and...Tustumena Glacier trails. With the help of a retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service archaeologist, Debbie Corbett...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-28/refuge-notebook-scottish-kids-he
Outdoors
Hunters speak out against proposed refuge brown bear closure

...the season opens Sept. 1. About 60 people attended the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service public hearing at the Soldotna Regional...refuge supervisory biologist John Morton.In 2010, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service used DNA mark re-captures at baiting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-28/hunters-speak-out-against-proposed-r
News

...conflict with logging, mining and grazing in the Northwest.The draft recovery plan posted online Wednesday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service eliminates numerical goals for rebuilding populations, recognizes that climate change makes losing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2014-09-03

...trapped for several days.Acting on a confidential tip, agents with the state Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service installed cameras on the plantation over a two-year period. Surveillance video showed Argetsinger...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-09-01
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