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Bicknell spurns CBJ land swap

...the airport, and over time, the bright pink fireweed flower has flourished in the grit. Local residents and conservation groups such as The Territorial Sportsmen have lobbied passionately to save the fireweed and aesthetic view from commercial...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-26/bicknell-spurns-cbj-land-swap
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Flipping Douglas Island

...and work with parties to help mitigate any potential impacts. Quiet on the western frontRegional environmental conservation groups have not yet expressed a view on West Douglas development.An official with the Southeast Alaska Conservation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/flipping-douglas-island
Local
BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

...would be used to offset impacts to habitat and subsistence resources and develop a regional plan.A coalition of conservation groups expressed disappointment with the decision, saying it would allow for construction of an 8-mile road through...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/blm-clears-way-petroleum-reserve-develo
State | AK legislature
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...government. But those have dried up as litigation by conservation groups has become the norm.In a previous Empire report...in Craig. Before the sale was awarded, three conservation groups - the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sating-southeasts-timber-famine
State | Local | AK legislature
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...Theriault, who has a law degree, has served for two years as a legislative staffer, as a legislative conduit for conservation groups for the past four years, and began commercial fishing last summer at Bristol Bay. "I'm hooked on fishing and...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/sockeye-marketers-look-pink-campa
CCWFeatures
Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...this wholesale land grab, this widespread attack on our people and our way of life, is disgusting," he said.Conservation groups hailed Obama's announcement.David Houghton, president of the National Wildlife Refuge Association, said in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/obama-seek-wilderness-designation-anwr
State | AK legislature
No endangered listing for prized pinto abalone

...Alaska to Baja California.Two conservation groups petitioned the agency in July...Atmospheric Administration.Conservation groups says pinto abalone have nearly...abalone, according to the conservation groups' petitions.Natural predators...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-28/no-endangered-listing-prized-pinto-abal
State
City plans trade for 'Field of Fireweed'

...Sportsmen) lacked an interest in the developer's property," according to court records.TSI is a wildlife conservation group focused on environmental protection through proper fishing and hunting regulations, and relationships with landowners...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-04/city-plans-trade-field-fireweed
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Sealaska nears final land claim

...lawmakers who wanted to protect public lands. Conservation groups have also spoken out against handing over the land...portion of the acreage. Washington, D.C.-based conservation group Alaska Wilderness League released a statement Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
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Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...it has met opposition from Republicans in Congress who wanted to keep the national forests public, as well as conservation groups that want to preserve old growth timber. Sealaska plans to log about 68,500 acres of the land it will receive...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/sealaska-land-bill-passes-through-congr
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