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...pending a review of the project's potential impact on wolves.The Center for Biological Diversity and others sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on June 10, accusing the agency of "delaying Endangered Species Act" protection for the Alexander...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kyle-hopkins/2014-07-05
Alaska advances suit over federal refuge closures

...government's motion to dismiss the state's case are scheduled for July 9. Gov. Sean Parnell had threatened to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service unless it reversed its shutdown of federal refuges in Alaska by Oct. 15. In letters to Interior...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-26-0
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Wildfire now 46 percent contained, not caused by campfire

...determined while the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire is human caused, it didn't start from an abandoned campfire. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking help from the public as they investigate the cause to the wildfire that has grown to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/funnyriverfire/2014-05-27/from-defensive-to-offensiv
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Funny River fire hits 192,000 acres, $6.1 million in costs

...Currently all of the costs will be billed to the State of Alaska, Stimach said, but ultimately the state will bill the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service because the fire was primarily contained on that agency's land. Crews will begin to leave as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-29/funny-river-fire-hits-192000-acres-6
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Alaska village sues feds to open road in refuge

...federal government far more acreage - 97.5 square miles for less than 3 square miles. However, Jewell agreed with a U.S. Fish and Wildlife analysis saying the exchange could not compensate for the special qualities of existing refuge lands...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-04/alaska-village-sues-feds-to-open-roa
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Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...speculated about changing wind directions and where the fire would likely burn, Leah Eskelin, park ranger with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, stopped to post an updated map. The three recalled the behavior of the Shanta Creek Fire, a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/residents-prepare-to-leave-as-funny-
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Handmade duck calls attract a following

...said he changed his college major from nursing to biology after learning to make duck calls. Today, he works for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Making a duck call is about more than appearances, said Tate Estis of New Kent, Virginia...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-05-08/handmade-duck-calls-attract-a-fo
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KPC Earth Day celebration looks forward, back

...Preservation System.The refuge has had an informational booth at KPC Earth Day events in the past. This year the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnered with KPC to premiere the local plans for the nationally celebrated anniversary."The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-23/kpc-earth-day-celebration-looks-forw
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...spirit is in that, too. They are singing with you, and praying with you," she said. "We can get feathers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, but it's not the same thing as being able to go out there and collect the feathers we need...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-05-08
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Funny River wildfire doubles to 44,000-acres

...said that embers had blown across the road from the main body of the fire, but had been extinguished immediately. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service worked to reduce the buildup of beetle-killed spruce, a dry timber, along the Funny River Road...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-21/funny-river-wildfire-doubles-to-4400
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