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Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage

It'll take four years and more than $1 million in state and grant funds, but if the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's recently approved plan succeeds, the Soldotna Creek Drainage should be free of invasive northern pike by 2018.

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Cripple Creek used to wind and snake its way down Chena Ridge near Fairbanks, until a mining company cut a ditch in the 1930s to create a straighter channel it needed to support its operations.

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Walrus populations may need protection

JUNEAU, Alaska - Researchers are trying to get a better handle on the size of the Pacific walrus population ahead of an expected decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the animals need special protections. A new report from the U.S.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/by-becky-bohrer/2014-09-09/walrus-populations-may-ne
US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

WASHINGTON - Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S.

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GRANTS PASS, Ore. - The Obama administration is offering a new approach to saving the bull trout, a fish whose need for clean and cold water has put it in conflict with logging, mining and grazing in the Northwest.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2014-09-03

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina hunting preserve is paying $250,000 in restitution after three of its employees pleaded guilty to illegally trapping and killing hawks and owls to improve quail hunting on the property, U.S.

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Brown bear hunting on refuge closed

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday announced a temporary closure of sport hunting of brown bears on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The closure is effective Sept. 1 through May 31, 2015.

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Refuge Notebook: Scottish kids help restore cabins on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

In the summer of 2006 I was fortunate enough to meet Gary Titus and so began the story of this trans-Atlantic partnership between the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska and Banchory Academy in Scotland.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-28/refuge-notebook-scottish-kids-he
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Hunters speak out against proposed refuge brown bear closure

Funny River Road resident Jim Harpring said his property at mile 31 is the first place where brown bears encounter humans.

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Fish and Wildlife proposes brown bear hunt closure on refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced a proposed temporary closure of sport hunting of brown bears on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. According...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-12/fish-and-wildlife-proposes-brown-bea
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