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Kenai gillnet plan denied; subsistence board rejects request to remove manager

...federal board to rescind the orders of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service closing chinook subsistence fishing, remove Cook...the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service opposed the motion on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/kenai-gillnet-plan-denied-subsistenc
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Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...a complete exploratory well. Shell had hoped to simultaneously drill two wells. However, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requires a minimum of 15 miles between drill sites to avoid significant effects on walrus. Shell's two sites are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kevin-freking-and-dan-joling/2015-07-23
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Voices of Alaska: Baby salmon live here

...community partners, including Girl Scouts of Alaska, Alaska Public Lands Information Centers and U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, are incorporating baby salmon activities and the campaign challenges in their summer youth camps, outdoor education...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-21/voices-of-alaska-baby-salmon-live
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Borough to be reimbursed for fire expenditures

...either state legislation or the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Kent said. In the case of the Card Street fire...tribal land, and therefore under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's jurisdiction. About 20 percent was state, private...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-13/borough-to-be-reimbursed-for-fire-ex
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Proposed Kenai South Beach access road faces potential route change

...the Army Corps of Engineers - required for construction within a wetland - in February. In March, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Alaska Coordinator Steve Brockmann stated in a letter to the Army Corps that "the proposed access road...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-09/proposed-kenai-south-beach-access-ro
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State and federal agencies provide comment on HEA hydroelectric project

...present or past - was cited in the draft application regarding fish use of Reach 6. Comments by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service also address issues in HEA's 2013 fisheries research and analysis. Jeffry Anderson, supervisor of the Kenai Fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-08/state-and-federal-agencies-provide-c
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Subsistence gillnet proposal attracts 600 public comments

...an operational plan by Jeff Anderson, the field supervisor for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Kenai Field Office.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was one of three federal agencies that voted against the proposal, and Fish and Wildlife...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-16/subsistence-gillnet-proposal-attract
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Burn ban lifted for refuge

The open burn restriction throughout the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge has been lifted.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service canceled the restriction after rain and cooler weather conditions dampened the fire danger, according to a Tuesday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-07/burn-ban-lifted-for-refuge
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Kachemak Bay Research Reserve gets new partner

...also is the headquarters for the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and was built to house U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offices and the Research Reserve. It also houses the Discovery Lab and KBRR's research lab. Because of fiscal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-06/kachemak-bay-research-reserve-gets-n
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Card Street fire moves into rehabilitation phase

...needing stitches in his finger during the early days of the fire, Foster said. Additionally, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a Fire Prevention Order for all National Wildlife Refuges in the state, according to a press release. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-27/card-street-fire-moves-into-rehabili
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