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Refuge Notebook: At a loss for what to do? Camping opportunitites galore

...experience the Kenai Peninsula's grand beauty. The Refuge contains many smaller (and free!) campgrounds including Watson Lake, Kelly Lake, Engineer Lake, Rainbow Lake, and Dolly Varden Lake. In addition, it also houses two larger campgrounds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-23/refuge-notebook-at-a-loss-for-wh
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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...on Wednesday. Hidden Lake, Upper Skilak, Engineer Lake, Lower Ohmer, Jean Lake, Kelly Lake, Peterson Lake and Watson Lake campgrounds opened at noon on Thursday, according to a press release from the United States Department of the Interior...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Campgrounds reopen in wake of Card Street fire

...controlled burn. Hidden Lake, Upper Skilak, Engineer Lake, Lower Ohmer, Jean Lake, Kelly Lake, Peterson Lake and Watson Lake campgrounds opened at noon on Thursday, according to a press release from the United States Department of the Interior...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-25/campgrounds-reopen-in-wake-of-card-s
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Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

...Resurrection Creek.To augment that first transplant effort, another 29 caribou from the Nelchina herd were released at Watson Lake near Sterling in April 1966. These caribou became the Kenai Lowlands herd that ranges in and around Sterling, Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-22/refuge-notebook-what-do-caribou-
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Cougars recolonize North America

...In November 2000, the first confirmed cougar in the Yukon Territory, a dead emaciated young male, was found near Watson Lake, although unconfirmed reports date back to 1944. In the Northwest Territories and Woods Buffalo National Park (partially...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-01-17/cougars-recolonize-north-america
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Refuge notebook: The lives of trumpeter swans revealed

...staging areas on the peninsula before migration; two important staging areas we discovered were the lower Moose River and Watson Lake. Migrating swans then flew to Chickaloon Flats, turned abruptly east, crossed the Kenai Mountains near Portage Glacier...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-05-30/refuge-notebook-the-lives-of-tru
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Poached bear claws draw investigation

...hunt for someone who illegally harvested parts of a brown bear that was killed by a vehicle east of Sterling, near Watson Lake, on Tuesday. "It was a brown bear that had its front paws removed," said refuge officer Duston Beyer. While the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090207/news_3656.shtml
Soldotna woman drawn to hunting

...Redhead with auto ejectors. Before long she bagged her first birds, taking two with one shot in an isolated area near Watson Lake in Sterling. After that, her fever for fowl became a full-blown addiction that has showed no signs of letting up...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/100507/outdoors_3266.shtml
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...t even let me take a meal of fish home to eat out of Watson Lake. Is this area over fished? Hardly, besides I?m sure...fish are a part of our viewing areas too. Simply put in Watson Lake for our tourist to drive by and say ?Hey look a real live...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/103107/dispatch_1031dis002.shtml
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...to venture out on the ice on this day. So we drove to Watson Lake and set up there and tried some rainbow fishing on what...and oiling them up. Our third trip was also back to Watson Lake for a couple of reasons, number one we still did not...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010908/dispatch_0109dis004.shtml
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