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Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

...siding with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Department of Interior...October, when the Fish and Wildlife Service restricted access to refuges...activities. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official responded that such...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/judge-tosses-lawsuit-over-federal-re
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...here and was brought back here," he said.In June, two wildlife advocacy groups petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to have the horse listed under the Endangered Species Act because of encroaching development and the effects of government-led...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-31
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Refuge Notebook: Herding geese - with airplanes?

...verbalized to the recorder. Lastly, the geese are released back into the water. This year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service crew banded more geese than during any of the previous 29 years of this program - 1,200 geese after two days...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/refuge-notebook-herding-geese-wi
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...project's potential impact on wolves.The Center for Biological Diversity and others sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on June 10, accusing the agency of "delaying Endangered Species Act" protection for the Alexander Archipelago...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kyle-hopkins/2014-07-05
Alaska advances suit over federal refuge closures

...dismiss the state's case are scheduled for July 9. Gov. Sean Parnell had threatened to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service unless it reversed its shutdown of federal refuges in Alaska by Oct. 15. In letters to Interior Secretary Sally...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-26-0
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CITY OF HOMER PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE CITY COUNCIL MEETING Ordinance...

...An Ordinance of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Accepting and Appropriating a Grant From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service In the Amount of $110,000 for Reconstruction of a Section of the Beluga Slough Trail, and Providing an In-Kind...

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Wildfire now 46 percent contained, not caused by campfire

...River Horse Trail wildfire is human caused, it didn't start from an abandoned campfire. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking help from the public as they investigate the cause to the wildfire that has grown to more than 300 miles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/funnyriverfire/2014-05-27/from-defensive-to-offensiv
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Funny River fire hits 192,000 acres, $6.1 million in costs

...costs will be billed to the State of Alaska, Stimach said, but ultimately the state will bill the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service because the fire was primarily contained on that agency's land. Crews will begin to leave as they hit their allotted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-29/funny-river-fire-hits-192000-acres-6
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Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...changing wind directions and where the fire would likely burn, Leah Eskelin, park ranger with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, stopped to post an updated map. The three recalled the behavior of the Shanta Creek Fire, a 2009 lightning-caused...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/residents-prepare-to-leave-as-funny-
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Handmade duck calls attract a following

...college major from nursing to biology after learning to make duck calls. Today, he works for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Making a duck call is about more than appearances, said Tate Estis of New Kent, Virginia. Sound is critically...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-05-08/handmade-duck-calls-attract-a-fo
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