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Outdoor perspective: Kenai River kings: strong or suffering?

...Last year, in-river fisheries were opened 24 hours a day despite residents' complaints of noise, pollution and bank erosion due to boat wakes. Fishermen and residents of our community are left wondering when enough is enough. Surely, a healthy...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-03/outdoor-perspective-kenai-river-king
Outdoors
Alaska editorial: Increasing pollution in the Kenai River is a problem for us all

...their efforts to support themselves on the backs of our finned friends if their runs dwindle, whether from pollution, bank erosion, climate change, overfishing or some combination of all of the above. The tourism industry that supports visiting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040507/opi_20070405012.shtml
Opinion
Under Clean Water Act, lower Kenai river might be 'impaired'

...Supporters of the change also claim more horsepower will let boaters get up to planing speed faster, reducing wake and bank erosion by gliding on the water's surface. State officials, though, say it will take not just a change in motors but a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110606/sta_20061106011.shtml
News
Horse riding tours coming to Montana Creek

...from the stabling area. More significantly, it prohibits the tours from beginning until two culvert washouts and some bank erosion have been repaired along Montana Creek. The work, which might be accomplished through a state grant to the Mendenhall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020100/Biz_horses.html
Business
My Turn: Restoration money put to waste

...since the 1950s, so where is the need for "restoration"? Portions of the stream bank were rip rapped, but stream bank erosion is also natural - streams and rivers have been meandering back and forth for eons. Some assert that the current Harris...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-09-05/my-turn-restoration-money-put-waste
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...from the stabling area. More significantly, it prohibits the tours from beginning until two culvert washouts and some bank erosion have been repaired along Montana Creek. The work, which might be accomplished through a state grant to the Mendenhall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020100/Biz_horses.shtml
High school senior uses Crooked Creek venture to earn Eagle Scout badge

...these fish - began returning to this area the following spring and summer, but there was nothing in place to prevent bank erosion from all of this foot traffic. Fortunately, Keith Clancy, a Skyview High School senior that learned about the creek...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052508/out_282786062.shtml
Hoverbarge plan worries Taku River users

...Minimize the potential for stranding juvenile fish with waves from the vessels. Minimize resuspension of sediment and bank erosion from the vessels' wake. Minimize noise effects on fish and marine mammals such as seals, which congregate in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022408/loc_250436611.shtml
My Turn: Redfern proposal would boost Southeast economy

...amount of wake would be produced, and since the tug would travel in the deepest part of the channel wake, induced bank erosion would be minimal. As for spawning areas, Redfern has identified the area around Canyon Island as a fish spawning area...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022608/opi_251284042.shtml
Redfern barge plan for Taku River under review

...first few years "to the extent practical." Redfern is required by Canadian permitters as well as Alaskans to monitor bank erosion, the turbidity of fish habitat and whether juvenile salmon are being stranded. The permitters have been coordinating...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121008/loc_365854314.shtml
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