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Kenai gillnet plan denied; subsistence board rejects request to remove manager

...July 21 asking the federal board to rescind the orders of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service closing chinook subsistence fishing...vote; board members from the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service opposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/kenai-gillnet-plan-denied-subsistenc
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Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...time it takes to drill a complete exploratory well. Shell had hoped to simultaneously drill two wells. However, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requires a minimum of 15 miles between drill sites to avoid significant effects on walrus. Shell's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kevin-freking-and-dan-joling/2015-07-23
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Voices of Alaska: Baby salmon live here

...as well. Over 60 community partners, including Girl Scouts of Alaska, Alaska Public Lands Information Centers and U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, are incorporating baby salmon activities and the campaign challenges in their summer youth camps...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-21/voices-of-alaska-baby-salmon-live
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Borough to be reimbursed for fire expenditures

...of the Card Street fire, about 80 percent of the land burned was on federal or tribal land, and therefore under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's jurisdiction. About 20 percent was state, private, municipal or borough land, which is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-13/borough-to-be-reimbursed-for-fire-ex
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Subsistence gillnet proposal attracts 600 public comments

...operational plan by Jeff Anderson, the field supervisor for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Kenai Field Office.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was one of three federal agencies...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-16/subsistence-gillnet-proposal-attract
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Proposed Kenai South Beach access road faces potential route change

...for a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers - required for construction within a wetland - in February. In March, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Alaska Coordinator Steve Brockmann stated in a letter to the Army Corps that "the proposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-09/proposed-kenai-south-beach-access-ro
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State and federal agencies provide comment on HEA hydroelectric project

...that no research - present or past - was cited in the draft application regarding fish use of Reach 6. Comments by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service also address issues in HEA's 2013 fisheries research and analysis. Jeffry Anderson, supervisor...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-08/state-and-federal-agencies-provide-c
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Burn ban lifted for refuge

The open burn restriction throughout the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge has been lifted.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service canceled the restriction after rain and cooler weather conditions dampened the fire danger, according to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-07/burn-ban-lifted-for-refuge
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Kachemak Bay Research Reserve gets new partner

...construction cost for the Islands and Ocean building if the Research Reserve moved out, but that isn't an issue.U.S. Fish and Wildlife will continue to allow the Research Reserve to use the Discover Lab for educational purposes. That lab...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-06/kachemak-bay-research-reserve-gets-n
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Card Street fire moves into rehabilitation phase

...and a firefighter needing stitches in his finger during the early days of the fire, Foster said. Additionally, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a Fire Prevention Order for all National Wildlife Refuges in the state, according to a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-27/card-street-fire-moves-into-rehabili
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