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Firefighters battle 61-acre blaze near Hope

...which has six walk-in tent sites, is located off of the Hope Highway at Milepost 16.2, according to the U.S. Forest Service website. One fire engine and field crew responded Thursday and another was added Friday, Warthin said. There...
Support makes for successful game warden camp

...Troopers, Alaska State Parks, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Forest Service, Friends of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Spenard Builders Supply-Kenai, Kenai Peninsula 4H Chapter...
Chugach National Forest unaffected by snowmobile ruling On Jan. 27, the U.S. Forest Service issued a new policy mandating...the change, according to a U.S. Forest service press release. The Chugach...Feb. 27, according to the U.S. Forest Service. In the press release, U...
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Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season that could cost the agency more than $1 billion and require shifting funds...
Refuge Notebook: Learning to be a game warden

...Alaska Federal Wildlife Officers, Friends of the Kenai Refuge, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Alaska State Parks, U.S. Forest Service, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Park Service...
Alaska's yellow cedar considered for endangered protection

...vulnerable to changes brought on by climate warming, according to petitioners.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 mortality...
Murkowski pressures Forest Service

...Alaska's forest management.Speaking on Thursday at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the U.S. Forest Service's 2016 budget request, Murkowski was critical of the agency's recent actions. She said she disapproved of...
Tight Lines: Access great backcountry angling via bicycle

...Swan Lake, which has large populations of rainbow trout, Dollies, and lakers. All three of these lakes have U.S. Forest Service cabins on them, which come with the added bonus of having boats, which allow much greater access to the best fishing...
An Outdoor View: Fishing 2015

...outfits have rental kayaks. Keep in mind that a water taxi can deliver you to the many cabins for rent by the U.S. Forest Service and Alaska State Parks, and that water taxis can carry a lot of weight. By using water taxis and float planes...

...Idaho for Wildlife's three-day Predator Hunting Contest and Fur Rendezvous is planned on private ranch land and U.S. Forest Service land around Salmon."I think we're going to have a good turnout," said Steve Alder, organizer of the contest...


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