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Conservation plan will determine federal funds for Alaskan wildlife

A plan by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game released for public comment last week will help determine which of Alaska's animal species will be supported by a share of federal conservation funding.
Birdsong returns after Card Street Fire

A birdsong recording station that happened to lie in the path of the Card Street Fire shows birds returning to the area soon after the fire passed.
Federal regulators criticize HEA hydroelectric project

A set of environmental, recreational, and engineering studies supporting the controversial Grant Lake hydroelectric project is missing necessary information, according to comments released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the federal agency that licenses hydroelectric projects.
Sterling Highway improvements planned

The Alaska Department of Transportation's proposed improvements to the Sterling Highway take into account the movement of both humans and animals. "From a strategic perspective, looking at the landscape.
Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season

At the end of a warmer-than-average winter with less-than-average snowfall, Alaska Fire Services is preparing for a spring wildfire season that may begin sooner than usual.
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...village of Tanana for forty years. In 1996, Zuray put his fish wheel into service sampling salmon for the US Fish and Wildlife Service. But the more he learned about data collection, the more dissatisfied he was with the quality of the data...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Frosos's & FNBA team up to send kids to KWF Summer Camp?

Remember the time when only privileged youth got to go to summer camp and slackers went to summer school. Well thanks to the Kenai Watershed Forum, the talents of Dan Pascucci, and members of the community local kids have had the opportunity to attend the greatest combination of summer camp and summer school ever assembled and known as "Fur, Fins, Feathers, Flowers, and Fun!" The program now in its second year was seeded with a $25,000 grant from ConocoPhillips, $20,000 from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and this year a $10,000 contribution from Hilcorp Alaska.
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge welcomes Stream Watch

...breathing but also by smothering their eggs. Something needed to be done.In 1994, the USDA Forest Service and US Fish and Wildlife Service decided to forge an interagency volunteer effort to thwart the damage that the upper Kenai and Russian Rivers...
Fishing | Outdoors
Sea otters stay in the fjords: population appears stable

The sea otter population at the Kenai Fjords National Park appears stable, according to aerial surveys taken in June.
Kenai-Russian River collaborative public process continues

The public is invited to assist management agencies in developing a 5-year action plan for reducing adverse human-bear encounters on the Kenai Peninsula's Russian and Kenai Rivers Forums have been scheduled this week for the public to discuss experiences, thoughts and ideas on how to reduce adverse encounters between humans and bears in the Russian and Kenai River high use area.


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