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Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula?

...wolves and other furbearers, salmonoids and other fish, waterfowl and other migratory and nonmigratory birds". U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service policies advise us to use historical condition to assess how well we are conserving fish and wildlife...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-09/refuge-notebook-what-do-you-valu
Outdoors
Alaska's yellow cedar considered for endangered protection

...An iconic Alaska tree may warrant protection as a threatened or endangered species due to climate warming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday.The agency will begin a status review of yellow cedar, a tree revered and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/alaskas-yellow-cedar-considered-for-
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...allocation means no water at all for local wildlife refuges, except on lands leased to farmers to grow crops, said U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Matt Baun."There will be less food and less habitat," Baun said. "It will be similar...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2015-04-08

...bird's continued slide toward extinction despite steep logging cutbacks in the Northwest forests where it lives.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that there is enough new scientific information in a conservation group's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2015-04-08-0
Kenai road proposal criticized

...correctly identify the agency critical of the road as the federal, rather than the state, Fish and Wildlife Service. The U.S Fish and Wildlife service has criticized the City of Kenai's proposal for a road in a wetland near the Kenai River. In...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-07/kenai-road-proposal-criticized
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...critical component of our nation's ecology and economy," U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director Dan Ashe said in a statement...Michigan's Department of Natural Resources, said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision balances the interests...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/david-n-goodman/2015-04-01
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 28 at the Kenai River Campus.Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Natural Resource Conservation, along with other respected area scientists...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-03-22/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

...with federal agencies before oil and gas drilling or other development could occur.The problems were worked out. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2013 declared that wood bison reintroduced in Alaska would be considered an experimental population...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-21/alaska-prepares-for-wood-bison-retur
News

...Some of the most inviting of these areas for spring hikes include:. Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services south of Cheney.. Ancient Lakes in the Quincy Wildlife Area, managed by the Washington Department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/rich-landers/2015-03-15
Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...Everything changed afterward, including marine birds." Counts at bird colonies were not part of the USGS review. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seabird researcher David Irons said trends at colonies are generally in sync with the at-sea...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-19/feds-document-seabird-loss-in-north-
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