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Murkowski gives D.C. update

...face-to-face with local media Wednesday morning, she said in Washington, lawmakers are looking at funding issues for the U.S Forest Service, which doesn't have money to take preventative measures such as tree thinning. "How we are better prepared...
Soldotna's Summer Reading club ends with a "boom" and a "fizz"

...including the Kenai Watershed Forum, the Kenai Wildlife Refuge, Challenger Learning Center of Alaska and the U.S. Forest Service all taught during the summer program. McMilin also said if it hadn't been for the dedication of the parents...
Researchers study Southeast Alaska watershed changes

...Rhodes-Reece is researching marine iron.The list of Southeast Alaskan climate-change research topics goes on. The U.S. Forest Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game also have a hand in much of that research.With the warming of Southeast...

...studies gray wolves for the U.S. Forest Service.Researchers such as Logan...trapping.Fish and Game and the U.S. Forest Service have partnered to study the...or threatened. In 2013 the U.S. Forest Service announced it would delay a...
Groups petition to list yellow cedar more than 1,000 years but their shallow roots are vulnerable to freezing. In a paper published in 2012, U.S. Forest Service researchers concluded that climate warming has meant less snow, and less insulation for the ground. Elevated...
Guiding company investigating ice caves fall

...truly a fall, human error," he said.Above and Beyond Alaska is one of the only companies locally that holds a U.S. Forest Service permit allowing them to escort tourists on the West Glacier Trail and to explore the ice caves.Most companies...
What others say: The right direction

...maintaining a timber industry in the Tongass National Forest has become.But, Southeast still talks timber, and the U.S. Forest Service's announcement this week that the Big Thorne timber sale might be ready for bids by season's end is action...
Support piques interest in wildlife careers

...Troopers, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Alaska State Parks, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Forest Service, Friends of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Peninsula 4H Chapter, Spenard Builders Supply-Kenai...
Refuge Notebook: Kenai Refuge sponsors first Game Warden Camp for Youth

...volunteers. Our partners for this worthwhile event include the Friends of the Kenai Refuge, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, U.S. Forest Service, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Alaska State Parks, and the local 4-H chapter.The camp is scheduled for...
Playing outside: 42 kids learn how to be game wardens during new wildlife refuge program

...Representatives from the Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Forest Service, Alaska State Parks and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration took the weekend to teach students...


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