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K-Beach flooding area sees slow progress

...days and dumped a lot of water into that wetland system." Wendt said her feeling is...crossing Eider Drive. Excess water from the wetlands used to run north to the beaver pond...the area. "If you take water from the wetlands and move it from here to here, which...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-25/k-beach-flooding-area-sees-slow-prog
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-06/k-beach-residents-not-get
Letters
Apache unveils north road extension plans

...extension until Apache's wetlands permit is approved. The...nation's waters, including wetlands. "Anytime a project involves fill to be placed in wetlands you need to talk to Corps...geotextile, while the wetland sections would be increased...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-04/apache-unveals-north-road-extension-
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Refuge Notebook: Are we winning the war on invasives?

...flat tires. Once we even took an unplanned swim through a wetland to get to a plot. Finding the monument - metal discs affixed...sites are rarely visited for any reason, and many were in wetlands. Future invasion is unlikely in these areas.So are we winning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-04/refuge-notebook-are-we-winning-t
Outdoors
Kenai talks 2014 dipnet fishery

...river near the Warren Ames Memorial Bridge, an area where people damage the wetlands habitat. "We have taken proactive measures to protect those sensitive wetlands because the vegetation doesn't just grow back overnight. It takes years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-23-1
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Kenai Refuge has new Visitor Services Manager

...refuges. He has obviously heard me state this several times when hunting together at my previous position at the Fergus Falls Wetland Management District, as well as the many hours the family spent bird watching and on canoeing trips when we were stationed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-30
Outdoors
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-11/refuge-notebook-bird-checklist-o
Outdoors
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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120707/outdoors_3442.shtml
Outdoors
Are the Kenai's drying wetlands sources or sinks of CO2?

...sphagnum-sedge wetlands. Northern peatlands, such as the large wetland complexes that occur...carbon from the wetland to the atmosphere...dominates: are drying wetlands a source of CO2...thinking that this wetland drying trend could...change, if drying wetlands sequester more carbon...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102408/out_270470992.shtml
Wetlands donated to Montana's Outdoor Legacy Foundation

...Production Area administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "The property was a repossession, and it's prime wetlands next to a protected area," foundation spokeswoman Jane Ratzlaff said. "They approached us and asked if it's something...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-03-27
Outdoors

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