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K-Beach residents not getting equal treatment

...punished, for building near or in former wetlands where water tables had fallen 10 to 15...changing land classifications (from wetland to upland), accepting roads, and permitting...surely realized in the future those former wetlands would inevitably become inundated again...
Refuge Notebook: Bird checklist of the Kenai Flats - It's about time

...My favorite place to birdwatch, or "bird," on the Kenai Peninsula is the Kenai Flats. "The Flats" are not merely the wetlands you see from Bridge Access Road or from the bluff near the Kenai Senior Center. In its entirety, it encompasses 7,500 acres...

...subarctic and the drought cutting critical wetlands to as little as one-sixth, the field...conceived and operates the pop-up rented wetlands, first tested last spring. "The birds...covering 95 percent of California, pop-up wetlands are one of the few tools that conservationists...

...A proposal by federal wildlife managers also calls for setting aside as critical habitat nearly 200 miles along streams and wetlands in a dozen counties in New Mexico and parts of Arizona and Colorado.A regional Forest Service spokesman said he was not aware...
Local social and ecological presentation planned

...pressure from Anchorage, forest fire dynamics, shrinking wetlands and the resulting successional changes that occur. Hydrological...urbanization, resource extraction, infrastructure, drying wetlands, and forest fires. These multiple interacting factors form...
School briefs will be on Sept. 26. Sibling pictures will be from 11:30 a.m.?noon. Mr. Daniels' Class truly enjoyed the Wetlands field trip that the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center lead last week. They are true professionals and offer a variety...
Borough seeks categorical exclusion for North Road Extension road sections - one for the upland areas and one for the wetland areas. The upland areas would use geotextile as a sub-base...Ostrander said, distributes the gravel weight more effectively in wetland areas. At the meeting, Ostrander said pullouts would be constructed...
Efforts prepare K-Beach area for future flooding

...due to poor surface drainage, Hill said. The map was created prior to the construction of K-Beach Road, which shows the wetland existed before that development. In comparing photos from 1982 and Feb. 2014, Hill said seepage of ground water through...
Voices of Alaska: Regulatory Fairness Act sets reasonable timeframe for EPA vetoes

...reopen the Nikiski LNG terminal, without any right of appeal, because a tiny portion of the property was once considered wetlands?While these scenarios might have once seemed far-fetched, all of them ? and more ? will be possible if the dramatic...
Photos document wetland shrinkage

...films. For 11 wetlands, Kacy was able...the edge of the wetland, demarcating...not represent wetland loss. The wetlands are drying out...many obligate wetland plant species...moss. The drying wetlands are a result of...


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