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Refuge Notebook: Herding geese - with airplanes?

That's right! National Wildlife Refuges like to do things in style. And by style I mean using float planes to herd geese in order to place bands on them.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/refuge-notebook-herding-geese-wi
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CITY OF HOMER PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE CITY COUNCIL MEETING Ordinance...

CITY OF HOMER PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE CITY COUNCIL MEETING Ordinances 14-20(S), 14-30, and 14-31 A public hearing is scheduled for Monday, July 28, 2014 during a Regular City Council Meeting. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Homer City Hall Cowles Council Chambers located at 491 E. Pioneer

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Wedged in a floatplane buzzing low above Prince of Wales Island, scientists sometimes spot the wolves after a good, long rain.

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

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Arguments are scheduled for July in Alaska's ongoing legal fight over the closure of national wildlife refuges during the partial shutdown of the federal government last year.

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

Updated at 11:22 a.m. Thursday The Funny River Horse Trail wildfire is up to 192,831 acres and 46 percent contained, according to the Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team. Investigators have determined while the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire is human caused, it didn't start from an abandoned campfire.

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

It has taken 10 days, 760 people and more than $6.1 million for firefighters to gain control of the spread of the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-29/funny-river-fire-hits-192000-acres-6
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Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

One by one, planes arrived Thursday to fight the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire that inched closer to homes in Kasilof.

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

When Scott Simmons received a wooden duck call in college, he was instantly intrigued by the possibility of making one.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-05-08/handmade-duck-calls-attract-a-fo
Outdoors

Yurok tribal tradition holds California condors as sacred, with ancient stories saying the giant birds fly closest to the sun and are the best messengers to carry prayers.

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

It has been three days since the first report of a five acre wildfire on a horse trail off of Funny River Road. The blaze had consumed more than 44,000 acres as of Wednesday - more than doubling in size in the span of 24 hours.

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