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Firefighters urge caution heading into Memorial Day weekend

...started on May 19 on a windy day and quickly spiraled out of control. That fire burned nearly 200,000 acres of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge land and threatened Funny River, Soldotna, Sterling and Kasilof several times. "Hopefully people will be individually...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/firefighters-urge-caution-heading-in
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Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...fizzled quickly after a blaze started in May on the Kenai Peninsula and burned 306 square miles, mostly in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. By early June rains lowered fire danger, and only 365 square miles burned during fire season. Alaska's largest...

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Eds: APNewsNow.LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials have launched an investigation into the death...Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-05-19
New fish board member named, not divulged

...announcement, though staff in his office said he has made his appointment. However, when reached late Tuesday retired Fish and Wildlife Trooper Robert "Bob" Mumford, of Anchorage, said he had been appointed to the open spot. Mumford, who is currently finishing...

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Refuge Notebook: The chaga warriors

...is permissible to harvest chaga conchs on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge for personal use, but commercial harvest is NOT permitted...Matt Bowser serves as Entomologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. You can find more information at http://www...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-21/the-chaga-warriors
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Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...brought in that idea about Mumford," said Gillis. "I didn't really take him seriously. I know he spent his career as a (Wildlife) Trooper, but I thought we were looking for a particular kind of person that served multiple sectors."Gillis said she...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20/gillis-resignation-was-over-board-ap
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Forestry douses hot spot left over from Funny River wildfire

...spots will likely not require as much attention in those areas. The eastern edge of the burn is deep in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and falls into what Kent called a "limited response area." As the people recreate in the burned areas, they should...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/forestry-douses-hotspot-left-over-fr
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New wildlife refuge visitor center opens

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge staff said that their new visitor center, which began construction...anticipated to shrink as a result of it. "For many years, Fish and Wildlife Service was in that process of 'does climate change exist?'" Connor...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/new-wildlife-refuge-visitor-center-o
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...dispute between the state and federal wildlife officials over the management of the endangered wolves.New Mexico wildlife officials recently denied the Ladder...captivity as part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's wolf reintroduction program...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/susan-montoya-bryan/2015-05-18

...poaching investigation by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks into six bull elk shot on private...were trophy size.Washington Fish and Wildlife Department police assisted in the investigation...oil companies. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said last year the birds warranted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-05-18

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