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...officials recently denied the Ladder Ranch's bid to renew its permit for holding wolves in captivity as part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's wolf reintroduction program.That triggered calls for Gov. Susana Martinez to reverse the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/susan-montoya-bryan/2015-05-18

...Opponents of listing the bird as threatened say it places unfair restrictions on farmers, ranchers and oil companies. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said last year the birds warranted protection because of a nearly 50 percent population decline...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-05-18
Judge won't block plan to kill cormorants to save salmon

...hydroelectric dams - not cormorants - are the main threat to salmon. The groups filed suit in April against the Corps, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Wildlife Services agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Corps said Wildlife...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/judge-wont-block-plan-to-kill-cormor
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Fight over Kenai River gillnet ramps up after regulation published

...RFR. Geoff Haskett, Alaska regional director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service voted against the Kenai gillnet in...the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Haskett said U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to file an RFR against the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/fight-over-kenai-river-gillnets-ramp
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...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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Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...Alyeska, John Deere, the Rasmuson Foundation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service State Wildlife Grant Program. Steel...Environmental Conservation State Veterinarian office. And the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service published the special rule under Section...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-19/voices-of-alaska-many-contribute-
Opinion
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

...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
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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