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Borough drops plan to access North Road gravel pit

...Corps of Engineers. Because road construction would be undertaken on wetlands, the company is working with the Corps to complete a federal Clean Water Act Section 404 wetlands permit.The Corps public comment period for the project ends Jan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/borough-drops-plan-to-access-north-r
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Apache unveils north road extension plans

...along the Tyonek pipelines through the wetlands. A mile into the trail is a creek that...by vehicle. In the summer months the wetlands are too swampy to travel and in the winter...road construction would be undertaken on wetlands, the company is working with the corps...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-04/apache-unveals-north-road-extension-
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K-Beach flooding area sees slow progress

...natural channel crossing Eider Drive. Excess water from the wetlands used to run north to the beaver pond near Eider Drive but years...protect residents in the area. "If you take water from the wetlands and move it from here to here, which is what (the proposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-25/k-beach-flooding-area-sees-slow-prog
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...stamp has generated more than $800 million in sales since 1934, which has been used to buy or lease over 6 million acres of wetlands for waterfowl habitat. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources averages about $2.4 million in annual revenue from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-30
Arts & Entertainment
Alaska court rules bison can roam freely on Kodiak

...flats, which couldn't be fenced. Sometimes as many as 150 of the bison would roam off the lease - allegedly destroying wetlands, and stoking fears that they could wander onto a nearby wildlife refuge or infect deer with communicable diseases.Then the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-28/alaska-court-rules-bison-can-roam-fr
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K-Beach residents not getting equal treatment

...be faulted, no, punished, for building near or in former wetlands where water tables had fallen 10 to 15 feet over the past 60...clairvoyant and surely realized in the future those former wetlands would inevitably become inundated again. Any Monday morning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-06/k-beach-residents-not-get
Letters
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
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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Refuge Notebook: Are we winning the war on invasives?

...were barely discernable from surrounding vegetation. Most of these sites are rarely visited for any reason, and many were in wetlands. Future invasion is unlikely in these areas.So are we winning the war? We appear to have mostly held the line on the Refuge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-04/refuge-notebook-are-we-winning-t
Outdoors
Are the Kenai's drying wetlands sources or sinks of CO2?

...climate change be on our Kenai Peninsula wetlands? A bit of reading turned up recent work...into Kenai Peninsula sphagnum-sedge wetlands. Northern peatlands, such as the large...change is globally important. As these wetlands dry and woody vegetation moves in, two...

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