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...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

...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
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
News
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
News
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
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-
News
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 28 at the Kenai River Campus.Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Natural Resource Conservation, along with other respected area scientists...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-03-22/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

...with federal agencies before oil and gas drilling or other development could occur.The problems were worked out. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2013 declared that wood bison reintroduced in Alaska would be considered an experimental population...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-21/alaska-prepares-for-wood-bison-retur
News

...Some of the most inviting of these areas for spring hikes include:. Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services south of Cheney.. Ancient Lakes in the Quincy Wildlife Area, managed by the Washington Department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/rich-landers/2015-03-15

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