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Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...happening in Alaska: glaciers growing to the point where they block rivers and streams to form lakes. Proof of a great Alaska lake still exists. Geologist Oscar Ferrians in the 1950s found ancient shorelines high on cliffsides in the Copper River...
Emergency effort begins to kill invasive plant

...specific areas.A three-year process will follow to apply fluridone in liquid and then pellet form.Three other Alaska lakes are set to be treated for elodea next month.Stewart says high temperatures and a low snowpack have created conditions...
Alaska Science Forum: Ancient pike found in Interior lake mud

While slicing a cylinder of mud he pulled from an Interior Alaska lake, Matthew Wooller ran into a snag. The wire he was using to cut the mud stopped when it hit something solid. He grabbed a knife...
State will discontinue filling grayling in Alaska lakes

FAIRBANKS - Funding cuts have forced Alaska hatcheries to stop raising Arctic grayling.
NASA: No excessive methane emissions from Alaska

...Fairbanks' Natalia Shakhova found that 17 teragrams of methane are escaping each year, and from various Siberian and Alaska lakes, where UAF's Katey Walter Anthony has led projects to measure methane bubbles.While Alaska contains some localized...
Group petitions to protect Alaska lake seals

...ANCHORAGE - An environmental group is seeking endangered species protection for Pacific harbor seals that live in an Alaska lake.The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday petitioned to list 250 to 350 seals that live in Iliamna Lake 200 miles...
SEACC sues to block Kensington

...have a different point of view. The driftnetters are worried "that this opens the door for other companies to propose Alaska lakes as waste dumps for mines," said Warren Johnson, vice president of the Bristol Bay Driftnetters Association. The...
Hatcheries may not be able to turn out ready-to-catch trout, chinook

ANCHORAGE - The stocking of ready-to-catch fish in Interior and Southcentral Alaska lakes may be threatened because two state hatcheries are losing their source of cheap heat. Hatcheries at Elmendorf Air Force Base and...
Northwest Digest

...Search goes on for missing SE biologist KETCHIKAN - The search continued Monday for a biologist swept away in a Southeast Alaska lake after some of his clothing was found at the bottom of a waterfall. Ricardo Sainz, 42, has been missing since Thursday...
Oregon and Alaska fish stories

...maintained to sustain this species of fish. Dolly Varden is a popular game fish found in abundance throughout Southeast Alaska. Lake Dorothy Hydroelectric Inc. officials have been responsibly engaged in addressing issues related to fisheries and water...


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